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