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.