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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

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  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on December - 22.  

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  Death of Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1337  On this day in history daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54  

1419  On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies  

1440  Death of Bluebeard, pirate, executed on December - 22.  

1550  On this day in history death of richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III  

1603  On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37  

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on this day in history.  

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

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