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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

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

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 this day in history.  

1440  On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  On this day in history 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 December - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1668  On December - 22 stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies  

1681  Death of Richard Alleine, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1611) on this day in history.  

1708  On December - 22 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  On this day in history jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70  

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

1828  Rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies on this day in history.  

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

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  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 December - 22.  

1875  Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75 on December - 22.  

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

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

1899  On December - 22 dwight L Moody, US evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement), dies  

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

1908  Marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44 on December - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1178  On December - 22 birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

1400  Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) was born on this day in history.  

1428  Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on December - 22.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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