Historical Events Happened In December - 22
Sunday, 24 May 2015
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 22.
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on December - 22.
1100 On this day in history duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 On this day in history norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
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 Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) on this day in history.
1419 On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on this day in history.
1440 On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on this day in history.
1459 On this day in history djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on this day in history.
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on December - 22.
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on December - 22.
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on this day in history.
1550 Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.
1573 On December - 22 ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen
1596 On December - 22 ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die
1603 On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 Tomas Micieres, composer on this day in history.
1639 On December - 22 the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on December - 22.
1643 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on this day in history.
1668 On this day in history stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 On December - 22 johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
1689 On December - 22 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 On this day in history james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 On this day in history egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on December - 22.
1710 On December - 22 wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach
1715 On December - 22 english pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead
1721 Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery on December - 22.