Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Friday, 31 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 May - 22.
0987 Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.
1176 On May - 22 murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
1200 On May - 22 peace of Goulet
1370 On May - 22 jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium
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 this day in history.
1455 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.
1501 On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
1526 On May - 22 pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1570 On May - 22 the first atlas, with 70 maps, published
1570 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published on this day in history.
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 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 May - 22.
1667 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68 on May - 22.
1671 Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) on May - 22.
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 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 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 May - 22.
1780 Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer on May - 22.
1781 On May - 22 garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45
1783 On this day in history 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