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Historical Events Happened In May - 22

Saturday, 22 November 2014

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 May - 22.  

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

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  On May - 22 henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

1501  On this day in history 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 May - 22.  

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  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  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  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 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 this day in history the first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia  

1761  1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on this day in history.  

1762  Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on May - 22.  

1780  Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

1671  On May - 22 birth of abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)  

1715  On May - 22 birth of françois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1794)  

1722  On May - 22 birth of johannes Schmidlin, composer  

1724  On this day in history birth of marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, French explorer (d. 1772)  

1759  On this day in history birth of gervais-Francois Couperin, composer  

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

1772  Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (d. 1833) was born on May - 22.  

Famous Deaths In May - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0337  Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.  

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

1068  Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history death of henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)  

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  Death of John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471) on May - 22.  

1540  Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on this day in history.