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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

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

0987  Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.  

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

1200  Peace of Goulet on May - 22.  

1370  Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium on this day in history.  

1377  On this day in history 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 May - 22.  

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  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.  

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  The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.  

1570  1st atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.  

1594  On this day in history earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen  

1629  On May - 22 emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck  

1629  On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck  

1659  On May - 22 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

1667  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer on this day in history.  

1746  Russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation on May - 22.  

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

1761  The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer  

1781  Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1783  Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on May - 22.  

1784  Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on May - 22.  

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  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  

1671  On May - 22 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  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1724  On this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

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  On this day in history birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 May - 22 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 May - 22.