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)
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