Historical Events For February - 22
Sunday, 04 December 2016
0606 On this day in history sabinian, Italian Pope (604-06), dies
0896 Pope Formosa crowned king Arnulf of Karinthie/French emperor on February - 22.
1071 Battle of Cassel-Robert I the Frisian defeats Arnulf III/I on this day in history.
1071 On this day in history arnulf III, earl of Flanders/Hainault (Arnulf I), dies in battle
1076 On February - 22 godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Lower Lorraine, murdered [or Feb 26]
1078 On this day in history johannes van Fecamp, Italian mystic writer, dies
1111 Roger Borsa, King of Sicily on this day in history.
1213 On February - 22 wibert of Gembloers, benediction/writer/abbot of Gembloers, dies
1281 On February - 22 simon de Brion elected Pope Martinus IV
1288 On February - 22 girolamo Masci elected Pope Nicolas IV
1300 On this day in history pope Boniface VIII delegates degree
1349 On February - 22 jews are expelled from Zurich Switzerland
1371 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71), dies at 46 on February - 22.
1403 Charles VII, King of France (1422-61), drove out English on February - 22.
1440 Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia on February - 22.
1478 On February - 22 hendrik Herp (Herpius/Harphius), writer (Spieghel volcomenheit), dies
1495 French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim the crown on February - 22.
1495 On this day in history french King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim crown
1512 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1514 On this day in history tahmasp I, shah of Persia (1524-76)/author (Tazkire-i Shah)
1542 Santino Garsi, composer on February - 22.
1561 William of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais on this day in history.
1573 Gemignano Capilupi, composer on this day in history.
1599 Anthony Van Dyck, Antwerp Belgium, painter on this day in history.
1630 Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving on February - 22.
1632 Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published on February - 22.
1634 On February - 22 petrus "Pieter" van Schooten, fortress architect
1656 On February - 22 new Amsterdam granted a Jewish burial site
1674 John Wilson, composer, dies at 78 on February - 22.
1684 On February - 22 william Pulteney, London, statesman (Earl of Bath)
1687 On February - 22 jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer
1690 Charles Le Brun, classical painter (Academie de Peinture), dies at 70 on February - 22.
1705 On February - 22 peter Arctedius, [Artedi], Swedish biologist
1727 Francesco Gasparini, composer, dies at 58 on February - 22.