Historical Events For December - 22
Saturday, 23 September 2017
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on this day in history.
1022 On December - 22 elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
1100 On this day in history duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 On this day in history norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
1193 On December - 22 saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
1216 Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus" on December - 22.
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 On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 On this day in history richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on December - 22.
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 this day in history.
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on December - 22.
1523 On this day in history charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
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 On December - 22 ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen
1596 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on December - 22.
1603 On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 On this day in history the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
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 December - 22.
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on December - 22.