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Famous Deaths In December - 22

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1100  Death of Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on December - 22.  

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

1419  On this day in history 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  On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37  

1646  On this day in history death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

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 December - 22.  

1723  On this day in history jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70  

1738  Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56 on December - 22.  

1745  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66 on December - 22.  

1767  On this day in history john Newberry, English publisher, dies  

1788  On this day in history death of percivall Pott, English physician and surgeon (b. 1714)  

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

1806  Death of William Vernon, American merchant (b. 1719) on this day in history.  

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

1828  Rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies on December - 22.  

1832  On December - 22 ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72  

1863  On December - 22 michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36  

1867  Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

1874  Johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86 on December - 22.  

1875  On this day in history nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75  

1880  George Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday on December - 22.  

1893  Benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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

1902  On December - 22 richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist, dies at 62  

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

1913  On December - 22 menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69  

1917  Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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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 December - 22 birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

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

1428  On this day in history birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

1452  Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on December - 22.  

1459  On this day in history birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  On this day in history birth of mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland  

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