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Historical Events In December - 22

Friday, 15 January 2021

1715  On December - 22 english pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead  

1721  Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery on this day in history.  

1723  On December - 22 carl Friedrich Abel, German/British viola-da-gamba-player/composer  

1723  Jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70 on December - 22.  

1727  On December - 22 william Ellery, US attorney/signer (Declar of Independence)  

1728  On this day in history charles Frederick, Baden, liberal ruler of Baden  

1731  On December - 22 dutch people revolt against meat tax  

1738  Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56 on December - 22.  

1744  On this day in history abigail Adams, Weymouth Mass, 2nd first lady (1797-1801)  

1745  On December - 22 jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66  

1753  Dugald Stewart, Edinburgh Scot, philosopher (Scottish common sense) on this day in history.  

1761  Dorothea Jordan, Ireland, French comedic actress on this day in history.  

1764  On this day in history barbara Juliane Krudener, Latvia, mystic visionary renounced nobility  

1767  Andreas Hofer, South Tirol, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France) on December - 22.  

1767  On this day in history john Newberry, English publisher, dies  

1768  The birth of John Crome, English landscape painter on this day in history.  

1768  John Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher on December - 22.  

1772  On December - 22 moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny  

1772  On December - 22 moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny  

1775  Continental navy organized with 7 ships on this day in history.  

1783  On December - 22 washington resigns his military commission  

1787  On December - 22 rasmus Rask, Denmark, language scholar  

1790  Russian troops occupy Ismail on Turks on this day in history.  

1795  Thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile) on this day in history.  

1797  Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74 on December - 22.  

1803  On December - 22 joseph King Fenno Mansfield, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1862  

1807  On this day in history an Embargo Act signed by President Jefferson prohibits all ships from leaving U S ports for foreign ports  

1807  Congress passes Embargo Act, to force peace between Britain & France on December - 22.  

1808  Thomas Cook, England, tour director (Thomas Cook & Son) on this day in history.  

1809  US passes Non-Intercourse Act; opens trade with all nations except Britain and France; to retaliate against Napoleon's Decrees and British blockade; causes commercial depression in Canada on this day in history.  

1809  On December - 22 benedict Augustin Morel, Vienna, Fren psychologist (dementia praecox)  

1810  British frigate Minotaur sinks killing 480 on December - 22.  

1812  Johanne Luise Heiberg, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Romeo & Juliet) on December - 22.  

1815  Spaniards execute Mexican revolutionary priest Jose Maria Morelos on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born on December - 22.  

1178  Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on December - 22.  

1400  Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) was born on December - 22.  

1428  Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on December - 22.  

1452  Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on this day in history.  

1459  On this day in history birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on December - 22.  

1523  On December - 22 birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen  

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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  Death of Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1337  On December - 22 daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54  

1419  On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies  

1440  On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.  

1603  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1646  On December - 22 death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

1660  On this day in history death of andrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)  

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