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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

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  Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.  

1176  On this day in history murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo  

1200  On this day in history peace of Goulet  

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  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 May - 22.  

1455  Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1526  Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac on this day in history.  

1540  On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

1570  The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on this day in history.  

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  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 May - 22 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty  

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  On May - 22 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70  

1712  Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary on this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer on May - 22.  

1746  Russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation on May - 22.  

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

1761  The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on May - 22.  

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  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 May - 22 heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1622  On this day in history birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor of New France (d. 1698)  

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

1715  François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

1722  Johannes Schmidlin, composer was born on this day in history.  

1724  On May - 22 birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

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

1770  Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (d. 1840) was born on May - 22.  

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  On May - 22 death of louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20  

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.  

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

1457  Death of Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381) on May - 22.  

1501  Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1538  On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)  

1540  On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57