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Historical Events In December - 22

Thursday, 30 June 2022

1815  Johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian on December - 22.  

1815  Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards on this day in history.  

1819  Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history giovanni Bottesini, composer  

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 December - 22.  

1830  On this day in history justin M'Carthy, Ireland, Irish politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope)  

1831  On December - 22 mark Rutherford, writer  

1832  HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Barnevelts Islands on December - 22.  

1832  Edward Hatch, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889 on this day in history.  

1832  On December - 22 ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72  

1842  Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet on this day in history.  

1844  On this day in history izydor Lotto, composer  

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  On December - 22 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.  

1849  The execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second on December - 22.  

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

1851  On this day in history the first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India.  

1853  On December - 22 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  George [Robert] Gissing, England, novelist on this day in history.  

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  On December - 22 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  

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 this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history ch'i Pai-shih, China, traditional Chinese painter  

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  On this day in history mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  On this day in history birth of roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154)  

1178  Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on this day in history.  

1400  Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1459  Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II was born on this day in history.  

1515  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on December - 22.  

1523  On this day in history birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen  

Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  On December - 22 death of duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia  

1337  On December - 22 daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54  

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

1440  On December - 22 death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  On December - 22 death of richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III  

1603  On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37  

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on December - 22.  

1660  Death of AndrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on December - 22.  

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