Historical Events Happened In December - 22
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
0401 On this day in history st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on December - 22.
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 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 this day in history john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on this day in history.
1440 On December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on December - 22.
1459 On this day in history djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
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 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on this day in history.
1536 On this day in history english scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
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 this day in history.
1596 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on this day in history.
1603 On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 Tomas Micieres, composer on this day in history.
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
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 On December - 22 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 James Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1715 English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead on this day in history.
1721 Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery on this day in history.