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Historical Events In April - 22

Thursday, 22 April 2021

0296  Today in history st Gaius ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0536  On April - 22 st Agapitus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

1056  Supernova Crab nebula last seen by the naked eye today in history.  

1073  Pope Alexander II burie/ ldebrando chosen as Pope Gregory VII on April - 22.  

1145  Today in history 19th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet  

1164  Today in history raynald of Dassel names Guido di Crema as anti-pope Paschalis III  

1370  Bastille begins being built in Paris today in history.  

1451  On April - 22 the birth of Isabella I of Castile, Queen of Spain and patron of Christopher Columbus  

1500  On April - 22 pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil  

1500  The area that became Brazil is discovered by Portuguese explorers today in history.  

1500  Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil & claims it for Portugal on April - 22.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1357  On April - 22 birth of johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433)  

1451  Isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columbus was born on this day in history.  

1610  Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91) was born on April - 22.  

1640  On April - 22 birth of mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun  

1658  Giuseppe Torelli, Italy, composer (Concert Grossi op 8) was born on April - 22.  

1682  Today in history birth of willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter  

1690  On April - 22 birth of john Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42)  

1692  James Stirling, Scottish mathematician (d. 1770) was born on April - 22.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0296  Death of Pope Caius on this day in history.  

0536  Agapitus I, Italian Pope (535-36), dies on April - 22.  

1253  Elias van Cortona, Italian general (1232-39), dies at about 53 on April - 22.  

1355  Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Edward II, dies at 36 today in history.  

1462  On April - 22 gilbert of Lannoy, master of Villerval/Tronchiennes/Santes, dies  

1521  Death of Juan de Padilla, Spanish nobleman/communero-rebel, beheaded today in history.  

1592  Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 80 on April - 22.  

1648  Catharina Belgian van Nassau, daughter of Willem, dies at 69 today in history.  

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