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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

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 this day in history.  

1440  On December - 22 death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

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  On December - 22 death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

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

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

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


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

1738  On December - 22 jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56  

1745  On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66  

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

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

1797  On this day in history giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74  

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

1815  On this day in history 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  Ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1867  On December - 22 jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79  

1870  Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator, dies at 46 [NS=Jan 3 1871] on December - 22.  

1874  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1913  Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69 on December - 22.  

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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born on this day in history.  

1178  Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on December - 22.  

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

1428  Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on this day in history.  

1452  On this day in history birth of jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer  

1459  Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II was born on December - 22.  

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

1523  On this day in history birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen  


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