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Historical Events In December - 22

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

1815  On this day in history johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian  

1815  On December - 22 jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards  

1819  On this day in history franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor  

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 December - 22.  

1826  James Scott Negley, (Union volunteers Major General, died in 1901) on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies  

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

1831  Mark Rutherford, writer on December - 22.  

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

1832  Edward Hatch, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889 on December - 22.  

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  Izydor Lotto, composer on December - 22.  

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

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  The execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second on December - 22.  

1849  Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism) on this day in history.  

1851  The first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India on December - 22.  

1853  On this day in history maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor  

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

1857  On December - 22 george [Robert] Gissing, England, novelist  

1858  On this day in history the birth of Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer  

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

1859  On this day in history cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician  

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 December - 22.  

1861  Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) on December - 22.  

1862  -Jan 2nd) Raid on Morgan's: Bardstown to Elizabethtown, KY on December - 22.  

1862  Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950) on December - 22.  

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

1863  Michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36 on December - 22.  

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

1866  On this day in history mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer  

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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  On this day in history birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

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

1428  On this day in history birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

1452  Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on this day in history.  

1459  Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II was born on December - 22.  

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 December - 22.  


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  Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on December - 22.  

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

1440  On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.  

1603  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on December - 22.  

1646  On this day in history death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

1660  On this day in history death of andrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)  

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