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Historical Events In December - 22

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

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

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  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 this day in history.  

1731  On this day in history dutch people revolt against meat tax  

1738  On December - 22 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  On December - 22 dugald Stewart, Edinburgh Scot, philosopher (Scottish common sense)  

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

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

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

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  Moravian missionary constructs 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny on December - 22.  

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

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

1810  On this day in history british frigate Minotaur sinks killing 480  

1812  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154)  

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

1400  On December - 22 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 December - 22.  

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

1515  On December - 22 birth of mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland  

1523  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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  Death of Bluebeard, pirate, executed on December - 22.  

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 this day in history.  

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on December - 22.  

1660  Death of AndrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on December - 22.  

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