Historical Events For December - 22
Friday, 02 December 2016
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 22.
0795 On December - 22 leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1022 On this day in history elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
1100 On this day in history duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on December - 22.
1193 Saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137) on December - 22.
1216 On this day in history pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"
1337 Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1400 On this day in history luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)
1419 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on this day in history.
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on this day in history.
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on this day in history.
1459 On December - 22 djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on December - 22.
1515 On December - 22 mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on December - 22.
1536 On this day in history english scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
1550 On December - 22 richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III
1573 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen on December - 22.
1596 On this day in history ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die
1603 On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 On this day in history tomas Micieres, composer
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on December - 22.
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on this day in history.
1643 On December - 22 rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana)
1668 On December - 22 stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum) on this day in history.
1688 On December - 22 pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on December - 22.
1696 On December - 22 james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 On this day in history egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent
1702 On this day in history jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on this day in history.