Historical Events For December - 22
Sunday, 25 February 2018
0401 On this day in history st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on this day in history.
1022 Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on December - 22.
1100 On December - 22 duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on this day in history.
1193 On this day in history saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
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 December - 22.
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 On December - 22 jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
1459 On December - 22 djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
1465 On this day in history peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik
1515 On this day in history 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 December - 22.
1550 Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on December - 22.
1573 On this day in history ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen
1596 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on December - 22.
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on December - 22.
1624 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 On December - 22 the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on December - 22.
1643 On December - 22 rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana)
1668 Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on this day in history.
1684 Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum) on December - 22.
1688 On this day in history pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 James Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia) on December - 22.
1700 Egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent on December - 22.
1702 On December - 22 jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)
1710 On this day in history wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach