Historical Events For May - 22
Thursday, 23 November 2017
0337 On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies
0760 On May - 22 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0987 Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.
1176 On May - 22 murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
1200 On this day in history peace of Goulet
1370 On this day in history jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium
1377 Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe on May - 22.
1455 Open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans) on this day in history.
1455 On May - 22 richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI
1455 On May - 22 henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)
1501 On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
1526 On May - 22 pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1570 The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.
1570 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published on this day in history.
1594 On May - 22 earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
1629 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck
1629 On May - 22 emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck
1659 On this day in history france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
1667 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1671 On May - 22 abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)
1688 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1712 Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary on this day in history.
1722 Johannes Schmidlin, composer on May - 22.
1746 Russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation on May - 22.
1759 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on this day in history.
1761 The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on May - 22.
1761 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on May - 22.
1762 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on May - 22.
1780 Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer on May - 22.
1781 On May - 22 garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45
1783 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on this day in history.
1784 Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on May - 22.
1801 On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58