Famous Deaths In December - 22
Saturday, 23 July 2016
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 this day in history.
1419 On this day in history john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1440 On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed
1550 Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on December - 22.
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.
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 On December - 22 stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1681 On this day in history death of richard Alleine, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1611)
1708 Death of Hedwig Sophia, duchess of Holstein-Gottorp, Swedish writer (b. 1681) on December - 22.
1721 On December - 22 death of nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery
1723 On December - 22 jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70
1738 On December - 22 jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56
1745 Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1767 On December - 22 john Newberry, English publisher, dies
1788 On December - 22 death of percivall Pott, English physician and surgeon (b. 1714)
1797 On this day in history giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74
1806 Death of William Vernon, American merchant (b. 1719) on December - 22.
1815 Death of Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards on this day in history.
1828 On December - 22 rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies
1832 Ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72 on December - 22.
1863 On December - 22 michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36
1867 On December - 22 jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79
1870 On this day in history constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator, dies at 46 [NS=Jan 3 1871]
1874 Johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1875 On December - 22 nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75
1880 George Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday on December - 22.
1893 On December - 22 benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91
1899 On December - 22 dwight L Moody, US evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement), dies
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 Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1917 Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 on December - 22.