Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Saturday, 28 May 2016
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.
0760 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
0987 On May - 22 louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1176 On May - 22 murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
1200 On May - 22 peace of Goulet
1370 Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium on this day in history.
1377 Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe on this day in history.
1455 On May - 22 open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans)
1455 Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI on this day in history.
1455 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.
1501 On May - 22 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 On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
1570 The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.
1570 On May - 22 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published
1594 On this day in history earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
1629 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck on this day in history.
1629 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck on May - 22.
1659 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on this day in history.
1667 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68 on May - 22.
1671 Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) on May - 22.
1688 On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1712 On this day in history emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary
1722 On May - 22 johannes Schmidlin, composer
1746 Russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation on this day in history.
1759 On this day in history gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
1761 On May - 22 the first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia
1761 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on May - 22.
1762 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1780 Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer on May - 22.
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1783 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on May - 22.
1784 Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on May - 22.
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on May - 22.