Historical Events Happened In December - 22
Tuesday, 27 January 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 Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on December - 22.
1135 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on this day in history.
1216 On this day in history pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"
1337 On December - 22 daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54
1400 Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) on December - 22.
1419 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.
1428 On December - 22 richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on December - 22.
1452 On this day in history jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on December - 22.
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 this day in history.
1523 On December - 22 charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on December - 22.
1550 On this day in history 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 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on December - 22.
1603 On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 Tomas Micieres, composer on December - 22.
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on this day in history.
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on December - 22.
1643 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on December - 22.
1668 Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on this day in history.
1684 On this day in history johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on December - 22.
1689 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 On this day in history james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 On December - 22 egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on this day in history.
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on December - 22.
1715 English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead on this day in history.
1721 On December - 22 nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery