Historical Events For December - 22
Sunday, 26 February 2017
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0795 On this day in history leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1022 On December - 22 elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
1100 On December - 22 duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 On December - 22 norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
1193 On this day in history saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
1216 Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus" on December - 22.
1337 Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on December - 22.
1400 On this day in history luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)
1419 On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 On this day in history richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 On this day in history jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on this day in history.
1465 On December - 22 peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on December - 22.
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on this day in history.
1536 On December - 22 english scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
1550 Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.
1573 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen on this day in history.
1596 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on December - 22.
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1624 Tomas Micieres, composer on this day in history.
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on December - 22.
1642 On December - 22 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
1643 On this day in history rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana)
1668 Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on December - 22.
1684 On December - 22 johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 On December - 22 pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on December - 22.
1696 On this day in history james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 Egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent on December - 22.
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on this day in history.
1710 On this day in history wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach