Historical Events In December - 22
Monday, 17 May 2021
0401 On December - 22 st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 On December - 22 leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1022 On December - 22 elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
1100 Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.
1135 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on this day in history.
1193 Saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137) on this day in history.
1216 Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus" on December - 22.
1337 Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1400 On this day in history luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)
1419 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on this day in history.
1428 On this day in history richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 On December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on this day in history.
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on December - 22.
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on this day in history.
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on December - 22.
1523 On this day in history charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on December - 22.
1550 On this day in history richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III
1573 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen on this day in history.
1596 On December - 22 ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1624 On this day in history tomas Micieres, composer
1639 On December - 22 the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on December - 22.
1643 On this day in history rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana)
1668 On this day in history stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 On December - 22 johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on December - 22.
1689 On December - 22 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 On this day in history james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 Egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent on December - 22.
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on this day in history.
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on this day in history.