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.