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Famous Deaths In December - 22

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

1337  On December - 22 daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54  

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

1440  On December - 22 death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  On December - 22 death of richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III  

1603  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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

1660  Death of André Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on December - 22.  

1668  Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on this day in history.  

1681  On December - 22 death of richard Alleine, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1611)  

1708  On this day in history death of hedwig Sophia, duchess of Holstein-Gottorp, Swedish writer (b. 1681)  

1721  Death of Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery on this day in history.  

1723  Jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1738  Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1745  On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66  

1767  John Newberry, English publisher, dies on this day in history.  

1788  Death of Percivall Pott, English physician and surgeon (b. 1714) on December - 22.  

1797  Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74 on December - 22.  

1806  Death of William Vernon, American merchant (b. 1719) on December - 22.  

1815  On December - 22 death of jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards  

1828  On December - 22 rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies  

1832  Ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36  

1867  Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79 on December - 22.  

1870  On this day in history constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator, dies at 46 [NS=Jan 3 1871]  

1874  On December - 22 johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86  

1875  On December - 22 nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75  

1880  George Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91  

1899  Dwight L Moody, US evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement), dies on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist, dies at 62  

1908  On December - 22 marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44  

1913  Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

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1095  Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born on December - 22.  

1178  On this day in history birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

1400  Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) was born on December - 22.  

1428  Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on this day in history.  

1452  On December - 22 birth of jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer  

1459  Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II was born on December - 22.  

1515  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on December - 22.  

1523  Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen was born on this day in history.