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Historical Events In April - 22

Saturday, 27 February 2021

1674  Netherlands & Munster sign peace treaty on April - 22.  

1676  Battle of Etna on this day in history.  

1677  On this day in history battle at Catania: between French & Dutch fleet  

1682  Willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter on this day in history.  

1690  On this day in history john Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42)  

1692  On this day in history 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 April - 22.  

1722  19 VOC "komplotteurs" in Batavia executed on April - 22.  

1722  Pieter Erberfeld, German/Thais merchant on Java, dies on April - 22.  

1724  On April - 22 the birth of Immanuel Kant, German philosopher  

1724  Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason) on this day in history.  

1728  Pierre de Marivaux' "Le Triomphe de Plutus," premieres in Paris on April - 22.  

1766  On April - 22 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 April - 22 jean V baron de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader  

1775  Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen) on this day in history.  

1776  Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67 on April - 22.  

1778  On this day in history 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 this day in history christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer  

1782  Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history napoleon defeats Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi  

1799  On April - 22 jean Poiseuille, physician/physiologist (blood pressure)  

1804  On April - 22 gioacchino Rossini (12) performs in Imola  

1809  Battle at Eckmuhl on April - 22.  

1816  On this day in history philip James Bailey, English poet (Festus)  

1817  Curacao prohibits use of white paint due to fierce sunlight on this day in history.  

1818  On April - 22 cadwallader Colden Washburn, Major General (Union volunteers)  

1821  John Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher, dies at 52 on April - 22.  

1823  On this day in history baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London  

1823  On this day in history alfred Gibbs, Major General (Union Army), died in 1868  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1357  Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433) was born on April - 22.  

1451  Isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columbus was born on April - 22.  

1610  On this day in history birth of alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91)  

1640  Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun was born on this day in history.  

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

1682  Willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter was born on this day in history.  

1690  John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42) was born on April - 22.  

1692  On this day in history birth of james Stirling, Scottish mathematician (d. 1770)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0296  On April - 22 death of pope Caius  

0536  Agapitus I, Italian Pope (535-36), dies on this day in history.  

1253  On this day in history elias van Cortona, Italian general (1232-39), dies at about 53  

1355  On this day in history eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Edward II, dies at 36  

1462  On this day in history gilbert of Lannoy, master of Villerval/Tronchiennes/Santes, dies  

1521  Death of Juan de Padilla, Spanish nobleman/communero-rebel, beheaded on April - 22.  

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

1648  Catharina Belgian van Nassau, daughter of Willem, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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