Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Sunday, 23 October 2016
0337 On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies
0760 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
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 May - 22 jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium
1377 On May - 22 pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.
1455 On May - 22 open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans)
1455 On May - 22 richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI
1455 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.
1501 Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.
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 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on May - 22.
1629 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck
1629 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck on this day in history.
1659 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on May - 22.
1667 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68 on May - 22.
1671 On this day in history abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)
1688 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on May - 22.
1712 On May - 22 emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary
1722 Johannes Schmidlin, composer on this day in history.
1746 On this day in history russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation
1759 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on May - 22.
1761 The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on this day in history.
1761 On this day in history 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila
1762 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on May - 22.
1780 On this day in history jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1783 On May - 22 thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer
1784 On this day in history ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.