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Historical Events Happened In December - 22

Monday, 22 December 2014

0401  St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 22.  

0795  On this day in history leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I  

1135  On this day in history norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king  

1216  On this day in history pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"  

1465  Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik today in history.  

1536  English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal today in history.  

1596  On December - 22 ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die  

1639  On December - 22 the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright  

1642  Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on this day in history.  

1688  Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York today in history.  

1689  Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on December - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born today in history.  

1178  Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on December - 22.  

1400  On December - 22 birth of luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)  

1428  On December - 22 birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

1452  Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on this day in history.  

1459  On December - 22 birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on this day in history.  

1523  On December - 22 birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen  

Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  On this day in history death of duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia  

1337  Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on December - 22.  

1419  On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies  

1440  Today in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III today in history.  

1603  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on December - 22.  

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on December - 22.  

1660  On December - 22 death of andré Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)