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