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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 this day in history daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54  

1419  John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.  

1440  Death of Bluebeard, pirate, executed on December - 22.  

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.  

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

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on this day in history.  

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

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

1681  Death of Richard Alleine, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1611) on December - 22.  

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

1738  On this day in history jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56  

1745  On December - 22 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66  

1767  John Newberry, English publisher, dies on December - 22.  

1788  On December - 22 death of percivall Pott, English physician and surgeon (b. 1714)  

1797  Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1806  On December - 22 death of william Vernon, American merchant (b. 1719)  

1815  Death of Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards on December - 22.  

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

1832  On this day in history ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72  

1863  Michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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

1875  Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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 December - 22.  

1902  Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist, dies at 62 on December - 22.  

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  On December - 22 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  On December - 22 birth of roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154)  

1178  Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on this day in history.  

1400  On this day in history 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  Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II was born on this day in history.  

1515  On December - 22 birth of mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland  

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