Historical Events Happened In May - 22
Monday, 27 June 2016
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.
0760 On May - 22 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0987 On May - 22 louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1176 On May - 22 murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
1200 On this day in history peace of Goulet
1370 On this day in history jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium
1377 On May - 22 pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.
1455 On this day in history 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 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.
1501 On this day in history 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 On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
1570 On this day in history the first atlas, with 70 maps, published
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 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 this day in history.
1659 On this day in history france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
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 Johannes Schmidlin, composer on May - 22.
1746 Russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation on this day in history.
1759 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on May - 22.
1761 On this day in history the first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia
1761 On May - 22 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila
1762 On May - 22 sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty
1780 On May - 22 jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1783 On May - 22 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