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Historical Events In December - 22

Friday, 03 July 2020

1715  English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead on December - 22.  

1721  On this day in history nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery  

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

1723  On this day in history jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70  

1727  On this day in history william Ellery, US attorney/signer (Declar of Independence)  

1728  Charles Frederick, Baden, liberal ruler of Baden on December - 22.  

1731  Dutch people revolt against meat tax on this day in history.  

1738  On this day in history jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56  

1744  Abigail Adams, Weymouth Mass, 2nd first lady (1797-1801) on this day in history.  

1745  Jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

1761  Dorothea Jordan, Ireland, French comedic actress on December - 22.  

1764  Barbara Juliane Krudener, Latvia, mystic visionary renounced nobility on December - 22.  

1767  On this day in history andreas Hofer, South Tirol, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France)  

1767  John Newberry, English publisher, dies on this day in history.  

1768  On this day in history the birth of John Crome, English landscape painter  

1768  On this day in history john Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher  

1772  Moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny on December - 22.  

1772  On this day in history moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny  

1775  Continental navy organized with 7 ships on December - 22.  

1783  On December - 22 washington resigns his military commission  

1787  Rasmus Rask, Denmark, language scholar on this day in history.  

1790  Russian troops occupy Ismail on Turks on December - 22.  

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

1797  On this day in history giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74  

1803  Joseph King Fenno Mansfield, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1862 on this day in history.  

1807  On December - 22 an Embargo Act signed by President Jefferson prohibits all ships from leaving U S ports for foreign ports  

1807  On this day in history congress passes Embargo Act, to force peace between Britain & France  

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  Benedict Augustin Morel, Vienna, Fren psychologist (dementia praecox) on December - 22.  

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

1812  On December - 22 johanne Luise Heiberg, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Romeo & Juliet)  

1815  On this day in history spaniards execute Mexican revolutionary priest Jose Maria Morelos  

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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  On December - 22 birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

1400  On this day in history birth of luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)  

1428  Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on this day in history.  

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

1459  On December - 22 birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  On this day in history birth of mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland  

1523  Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen was born on December - 22.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  On this day in history death of duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia  

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

1419  John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.  

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

1550  On December - 22 death of richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III  

1603  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on December - 22.  

1646  On this day in history 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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