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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Thursday, 05 May 2016

0337  On this day in history 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  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  Peace of Goulet on May - 22.  

1370  Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium on this day in history.  

1377  Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans)  

1455  Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI on this day in history.  

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  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  The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.  

1570  On May - 22 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published  

1594  Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) on this day in history.  

1688  Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1712  On May - 22 emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary  

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  On May - 22 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  Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

1780  On this day in history jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer  

1781  On this day in history garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45  

1783  Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on this day in history.  

1784  Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on May - 22.  

1801  Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698) was born on May - 22.  

1671  Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) was born on this day in history.  

1715  On this day in history birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1724  Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772) was born on this day in history.  

1759  Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer was born on May - 22.  

1770  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840)  

1772  On May - 22 birth of ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833)  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies  

0987  Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.  

1068  On May - 22 death of emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025)  

1455  Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.  

1457  On May - 22 death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)  

1501  On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66  

1538  On May - 22 death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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