Historical Events For December - 22
Friday, 24 November 2017
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
1022 Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on December - 22.
1100 Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.
1135 On this day in history norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
1193 Saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137) on this day in history.
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 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 December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on December - 22.
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 this day in history mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on December - 22.
1536 On this day in history english scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
1550 On December - 22 richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III
1573 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen on December - 22.
1596 On December - 22 ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1624 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
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 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on December - 22.
1668 On this day in history stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum) on December - 22.
1688 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on December - 22.
1689 On December - 22 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 On December - 22 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 this day in history.
1710 On this day in history wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach