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Historical Events In December - 22

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

1815  On December - 22 johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian  

1815  Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards on December - 22.  

1819  Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor on December - 22.  

1820  On this day in history the 1820 Radicals, sentenced to transportation to Australia, set sail on the convict ship Speke. Only one, Andrew White, returned when pardoned to Scotland  

1821  Giovanni Bottesini, composer on this day in history.  

1826  On December - 22 james Scott Negley, (Union volunteers Major General, died in 1901)  

1828  Rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies on this day in history.  

1830  Justin M'Carthy, Ireland, Irish politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope) on this day in history.  

1831  On December - 22 mark Rutherford, writer  

1832  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Barnevelts Islands on this day in history.  

1832  On December - 22 edward Hatch, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889  

1832  Ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1842  Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet on December - 22.  

1844  On December - 22 izydor Lotto, composer  

1845  The first voice synthesizer, later known as P.T. Barnum's Euphonium, was demonstrated to the public in Philadelphia on this day in 1845 on December - 22.  

1846  Andreas Hallen, composer on this day in history.  

1849  Writer (Crime and Punishmen)Fyodor Dostoevsky is led before a firing squad and prepared for execution. He had been convicted and sentenced to death on November 16 for allegedly taking part in reprieved and sent into exile on December - 22.  

1849  On this day in history the execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second.  

1849  On December - 22 fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)  

1851  On December - 22 the first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India.  

1853  Maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor on this day in history.  

1856  On December - 22 frank Kellogg, Sec of State (1925-29), try to outlaw war (Nobel 1929)  

1857  On this day in history george [Robert] Gissing, England, novelist  

1858  On December - 22 the birth of Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer  

1859  In Winnipeg Manitoba the Nor'Wester newspaper is first published on the Canadian Prairies on December - 22.  

1859  Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician on this day in history.  

1861  Sara Jeannette Duncan, journalist, novelist, was born at Brantford, Ontario, she joined the Toronto Globe in 1886-87, as its first female full time journalist on this day in history.  

1861  On December - 22 erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology)  

1862  -Jan 2nd) Raid on Morgan's: Bardstown to Elizabethtown, KY on this day in history.  

1862  Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950) on this day in history.  

1863  Ch'i Pai-shih, China, traditional Chinese painter on December - 22.  

1863  On December - 22 michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36  

1864  HMS Bombay at Montevideo lost to fire off Montevideo, with the loss of nearly a hundred lives on this day in history.  

1866  Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer on December - 22.  

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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 December - 22.  

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  Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on this day in history.  

1452  On December - 22 birth of jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1523  Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen was born on this day in history.  

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

1419  John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.  

1440  Death of Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.  

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on December - 22.  

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

1646  On December - 22 death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

1660  Death of AndrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

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