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Historical Events In December - 22

Monday, 28 September 2020

1715  English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead on this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history 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  Jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1727  William Ellery, US attorney/signer (Declar of Independence) on this day in history.  

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

1731  Dutch people revolt against meat tax on December - 22.  

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

1744  Abigail Adams, Weymouth Mass, 2nd first lady (1797-1801) on December - 22.  

1745  On this day in history jan Dismas Zelenka, composer, dies at 66  

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

1761  On December - 22 dorothea Jordan, Ireland, French comedic actress  

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

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

1767  On December - 22 john Newberry, English publisher, dies  

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  On this day in history moravian missionary constructs first schoolhouse west of Allegheny  

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

1775  On this day in history continental navy organized with 7 ships  

1783  Washington resigns his military commission on December - 22.  

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

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

1795  On this day in history thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)  

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

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

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

1807  On December - 22 congress passes Embargo Act, to force peace between Britain & France  

1808  On this day in history thomas Cook, England, tour director (Thomas Cook & Son)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1428  On December - 22 birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

1452  Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on December - 22.  

1459  On this day in history 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  On December - 22 birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen  


Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  On December - 22 death of duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia  

1337  Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on December - 22.  

1419  On this day in history john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies  

1440  On December - 22 death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  On this day in history 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  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on this day in history.  

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

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