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Historical Events For May - 22

Thursday, 23 February 2017

0337  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.  

0760  14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on May - 22.  

0987  Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1176  On this day in history 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 this day in history open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans)  

1455  On this day in history richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI  

1455  On this day in history henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

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1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1526  Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac on May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published  

1594  Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on May - 22.  

1629  Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck on May - 22.  

1629  Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck on this day in history.  

1659  On May - 22 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  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) on May - 22.  

1688  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on May - 22.  

1761  On this day in history the first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia  

1761  1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on this day in history.  

1762  On May - 22 sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty  

1780  On May - 22 jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer  

1781  On May - 22 garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45  

1783  On May - 22 thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer  

1784  On this day in history ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy  

1801  On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On May - 22 birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on May - 22.  

1759  On May - 22 birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

1770  On May - 22 birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.  

0987  On this day in history death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

1501  On this day in history robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on this day in history.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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