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