Historical Events For December - 22
Saturday, 21 January 2017
0401 On December - 22 st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 On December - 22 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 December - 22.
1216 On this day in history 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 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 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on December - 22.
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 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on this day in history.
1550 On this day in history richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III
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 Tomas Micieres, composer on December - 22.
1639 On this day in history the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 On this day in history pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
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 On this day in history johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 On December - 22 pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 On December - 22 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.