Historical Events In April - 22
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1674 On April - 22 netherlands & Munster sign peace treaty
1676 Battle of Etna on April - 22.
1677 On April - 22 battle at Catania: between French & Dutch fleet
1682 On April - 22 willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter
1690 John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42) on April - 22.
1692 On April - 22 edward Bishop is jailed for proposong flogging as cure for witchcraft
1699 On April - 22 hans A baron von Abschatz, Silesian poet, dies at 53
1707 Henry Fielding, England, novelist (Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones) on this day in history.
1722 On this day in history 19 VOC "komplotteurs" in Batavia executed
1722 On this day in history pieter Erberfeld, German/Thais merchant on Java, dies
1724 The birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher on this day in history.
1724 Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) on April - 22.
1728 On this day in history pierre de Marivaux' "Le Triomphe de Plutus," premieres in Paris
1766 On this day in history the birth of Madame de Stael, French writer
1769 Madame du Barry becomes King Louis XV's "official" mistress on this day in history.
1773 On this day in history jean V baron de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader
1775 Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen) on April - 22.
1776 On this day in history johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67
1778 On April - 22 captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England
1778 On this day in history james Hargreaves, inventor (spinning jenny), dies
1781 On April - 22 christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer
1782 On April - 22 josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer, dies at 66
1788 Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch poet, dies 46 on April - 22.
1793 Pres Washington attends opening of Rickett's, 1st circus in US on this day in history.
1796 Napoleon defeats Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi on April - 22.
1799 Jean Poiseuille, physician/physiologist (blood pressure) on this day in history.
1804 On this day in history gioacchino Rossini (12) performs in Imola
1809 Battle at Eckmuhl on this day in history.
1816 On April - 22 philip James Bailey, English poet (Festus)
1817 Curacao prohibits use of white paint due to fierce sunlight on this day in history.
1818 On this day in history cadwallader Colden Washburn, Major General (Union volunteers)
1821 John Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher, dies at 52 on April - 22.
1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London on this day in history.
1823 Alfred Gibbs, Major General (Union Army), died in 1868 on April - 22.