Historical Events For December - 22
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
0401 On December - 22 st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on this day in history.
1193 On December - 22 saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
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 this day in history.
1400 Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) on December - 22.
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 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 December - 22 mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland
1523 On December - 22 charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
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 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 December - 22.
1624 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on this day in history.
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 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 December - 22.
1689 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on December - 22.
1696 On December - 22 james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 On this day in history 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.