Decades: 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s - 1820s - 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s
Years: 1822 1823 1824 1825 1826 - 1827 - 1828 1829 1830 1831 1832
February 20 - Battle of Huzaingo
February 28 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
March 15 - The University of Toronto is chartered
April 10 - George Canning succeeds Lord Liverpool as British Prime Minister
May 21 - Launch of the Standard newspaper of London, which later became the Evening Standard.
June - Nicéphore Nièpce makes a true photograph.
July 6 - Treaty of London between France, Britain, and Russia, to demand that the Turks agree to an armistice in Greece.
August 31 - Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich becomes Prime Minister of the U.K. following the death of Canning
October 20 - Battle of Navarino. British, French, and Russian Naval Forces destroy the Turko-Egyptian fleet in Greece.
September 21 - Joseph Smith, Jr claims that the angel Moroni gave him a record of gold plates, one-third of which is translated into The Book of Mormon
Arts, Sciences, Literature and Philosophy
1827 in literature:
1827 in science:
April 5- Joseph Lister, British inventor of antiseptic
May 19 - Paul Amand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (+ 1896)
June 12 - Johanna Spyri, Swiss author (+ 1901)
July 13 - Hugh O'Brien, mayor of Boston
George M. Harding, architect
March 26 - Ludwig van Beethoven, aged 56, German composer
August 8 - George Canning, aged 57, British statesman and Prime Minister
August 12 - William Blake, poet
Heads of states
Ottoman Empire - Mahmud II Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1808-1839)
Prussia - Frederick William III King of Prussia (1797-1840)