Historical Events Happened In December - 22
Friday, 31 October 2014
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0795 On December - 22 leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1100 On December - 22 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 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 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.
1428 On December - 22 richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 On December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 On this day in history jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
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 this day in history.
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1596 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on this day in history.
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 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 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
1689 On December - 22 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 James Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia) on December - 22.
1700 On December - 22 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 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