Historical Events For December - 22
Sunday, 28 May 2017
0401 On December - 22 st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on December - 22.
1022 Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on this day in history.
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 this day in history saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
1216 On December - 22 pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"
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 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 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on this day in history.
1459 On December - 22 djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
1465 On December - 22 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 On this day in history charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on December - 22.
1550 Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.
1573 On this day in history ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen
1596 On December - 22 ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die
1603 On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on December - 22.
1642 On December - 22 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
1643 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on December - 22.
1668 Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on December - 22.
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 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1710 On this day in history wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach