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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Sunday, 25 January 2015

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 this day in history.  

1176  Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo on May - 22.  

1200  Peace of Goulet on this day in history.  

1370  Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium on May - 22.  

1377  On May - 22 pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.  

1455  Open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans) on this day in history.  

1455  Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  On May - 22 the first atlas, with 70 maps, published  

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  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  On May - 22 alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68  

1671  On May - 22 abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1688  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on May - 22.  

1712  Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary on this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer on May - 22.  

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 May - 22 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  Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on May - 22.  

1783  On this day in history thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer  

1784  Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on this day in history.  

1801  On May - 22 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  On this day in history birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

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

1759  On this day in history birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on this day in history.  

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on this day in history.  

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 May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  On May - 22 death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  On May - 22 death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57