Historical Events In December - 22
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1815 On December - 22 johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian
1815 On December - 22 jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards
1819 Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor on this day in history.
1820 On December - 22 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 On December - 22 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 December - 22.
1832 On this day in history ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72
1842 On this day in history jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet
1844 Izydor Lotto, composer on this day in history.
1845 On December - 22 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 On December - 22 andreas Hallen, composer
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 this day in history.
1849 On December - 22 the execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second.
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 this day in history 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 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 Erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology) on this day in history.
1862 On December - 22 -Jan 2nd) Raid on Morgan's: Bardstown to Elizabethtown, KY
1862 Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950) on this day in history.
1863 On December - 22 ch'i Pai-shih, China, traditional Chinese painter
1863 On December - 22 michael Corcoran, Union brig-general, dies at 36
1864 On December - 22 hMS Bombay at Montevideo lost to fire off Montevideo, with the loss of nearly a hundred lives
1866 On December - 22 mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer