Historical Events For February - 22
Sunday, 22 January 2017
0606 On February - 22 sabinian, Italian Pope (604-06), dies
0896 Pope Formosa crowned king Arnulf of Karinthie/French emperor on February - 22.
1071 On February - 22 battle of Cassel-Robert I the Frisian defeats Arnulf III/I
1071 On February - 22 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 Johannes van Fecamp, Italian mystic writer, dies on February - 22.
1111 Roger Borsa, King of Sicily on February - 22.
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 this day in history girolamo Masci elected Pope Nicolas IV
1300 On this day in history pope Boniface VIII delegates degree
1349 Jews are expelled from Zurich Switzerland on this day in history.
1371 David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71), dies at 46 on February - 22.
1403 On this day in history charles VII, King of France (1422-61), drove out English
1440 On this day in history ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
1478 On this day in history hendrik Herp (Herpius/Harphius), writer (Spieghel volcomenheit), dies
1495 French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim the crown on February - 22.
1495 French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim crown on this day in history.
1512 On this day in history amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), dies at 60
1514 On February - 22 tahmasp I, shah of Persia (1524-76)/author (Tazkire-i Shah)
1542 On February - 22 santino Garsi, composer
1561 On February - 22 william of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais
1573 Gemignano Capilupi, composer on February - 22.
1599 On this day in history anthony Van Dyck, Antwerp Belgium, painter
1630 On February - 22 indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving
1632 On this day in history galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
1634 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1684 On this day in history william Pulteney, London, statesman (Earl of Bath)
1687 Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, composer on February - 22.
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 this day in history.