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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Monday, 21 April 2014

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  Death of Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.  

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

1603  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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

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

1668  On this day in history stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies  

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 this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history death of nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery  

1723  On this day in history jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70  

1738  Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1806  On this day in history death of william Vernon, American merchant (b. 1719)  

1815  Death of Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards on this day in history.  

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

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  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 this day in history johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86  

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

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

1893  Benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history dwight L Moody, US evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement), dies  

1902  Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1917  Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  On this day in history 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  Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) was born on this day in history.  

1428  On this day in history birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

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

1459  On this day in history 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 this day in history.