Historical Events For May - 22
Friday, 21 July 2017
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 May - 22.
0987 On this day in history louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1176 On this day in history 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 Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe on May - 22.
1455 On May - 22 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 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 this day in history.
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.
1570 The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.
1570 On this day in history 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published
1594 On this day in history earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
1629 On this day in history 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 May - 22.
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 Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary on May - 22.
1722 On this day in history 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 May - 22 the first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia
1761 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on May - 22.
1762 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on May - 22.
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