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.