Historical Events Happened In December - 22
Friday, 06 March 2015
0401 On December - 22 st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 On this day in history leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1100 On this day in history duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 On December - 22 norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
1216 On December - 22 pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"
1337 On this day in history daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54
1400 On this day in history luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)
1419 On this day in history john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 On December - 22 richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 On December - 22 jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on this day in history.
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on December - 22.
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on this day in history.
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on this day in history.
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 December - 22.
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 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on this day in history.
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 Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum) on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on this day in history.
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 On December - 22 jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on December - 22.
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.