Had I been alive on 22 October 1844, I would have spent much of the day roaring with laughter.
Religions by necessity like to keep their predictions vague. This is after all a field where no one likes to be caught out.
In the United States however, the early 1840s saw a Christian movement build up that believed the second coming was about to occur, and a specific date was even chosen - the 22nd October.
It never happened, unless of course Jesus did come down, had a quick gander, decided he did not really like the look of the place, and shuffled off back where he came from! Read about the Great Disappointment here.