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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Thursday, 27 November 2014

1100  On December - 22 death of duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia  

1337  Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1646  On December - 22 death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

1660  On this day in history death of andré Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)  

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

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  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  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66 on December - 22.  

1767  John Newberry, English publisher, dies on this day in history.  

1788  On December - 22 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 this day in history death of william Vernon, American merchant (b. 1719)  

1815  On December - 22 death of jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards  

1828  On this day in history rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies  

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

1863  On this day in history michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36  

1867  Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79 on December - 22.  

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

1874  On December - 22 johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86  

1875  On this day in history nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75  

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

1893  On December - 22 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 this day in history.  

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

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  Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born on December - 22.  

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

1400  On this day in history birth of luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)  

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

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  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on this day in history.  

1523  On December - 22 birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen