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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Friday, 12 February 2016

1100  Death of Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.  

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  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 December - 22.  

1660  Death of André Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

1668  Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on December - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1867  On this day in history 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  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 December - 22.  

1893  On December - 22 benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91  

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  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 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 this day in history.  

1428  On December - 22 birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

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

1459  On December - 22 birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

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 December - 22.  

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