Historical Events In December - 22
Thursday, 26 May 2022
1715 English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead on December - 22.
1721 On December - 22 nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery
1723 Carl Friedrich Abel, German/British viola-da-gamba-player/composer on this day in history.
1723 On December - 22 jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70
1727 William Ellery, US attorney/signer (Declar of Independence) on December - 22.
1728 On December - 22 charles Frederick, Baden, liberal ruler of Baden
1731 Dutch people revolt against meat tax on December - 22.
1738 Jean-Joseph Mouret, composer, dies at 56 on December - 22.
1744 Abigail Adams, Weymouth Mass, 2nd first lady (1797-1801) on this day in history.
1745 On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66
1753 On December - 22 dugald Stewart, Edinburgh Scot, philosopher (Scottish common sense)
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 On December - 22 john Newberry, English publisher, dies
1768 The birth of John Crome, English landscape painter on December - 22.
1768 On this day in history john Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher
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 On December - 22 continental navy organized with 7 ships
1783 Washington resigns his military commission on December - 22.
1787 Rasmus Rask, Denmark, language scholar on this day in history.
1790 Russian troops occupy Ismail on Turks on this day in history.
1795 On December - 22 thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)
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 December - 22.
1807 An Embargo Act signed by President Jefferson prohibits all ships from leaving U S ports for foreign ports on this day in history.
1807 On December - 22 congress passes Embargo Act, to force peace between Britain & France
1808 Thomas Cook, England, tour director (Thomas Cook & Son) on December - 22.
1809 On December - 22 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.
1809 Benedict Augustin Morel, Vienna, Fren psychologist (dementia praecox) on this day in history.
1810 British frigate Minotaur sinks killing 480 on this day in history.
1812 Johanne Luise Heiberg, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Romeo & Juliet) on this day in history.
1815 Spaniards execute Mexican revolutionary priest Jose Maria Morelos on this day in history.