Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Saturday, 25 October 2014
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 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 Peace of Goulet on May - 22.
1370 On this day in history 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 Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI on May - 22.
1455 On May - 22 henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)
1501 On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
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 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.
1594 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on this day in history.
1629 On May - 22 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 this day in history.
1671 On this day in history abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)
1688 On May - 22 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1712 On May - 22 emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary
1722 On May - 22 johannes Schmidlin, composer
1746 On May - 22 russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation
1759 On May - 22 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
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 this day in history.
1780 Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer on this day in history.
1781 On May - 22 garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45
1783 On May - 22 thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer
1784 Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on May - 22.
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on May - 22.