Historical Events In December - 22
Friday, 23 October 2020
1815 Johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian on this day in history.
1815 On December - 22 jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards
1819 Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor on December - 22.
1820 The 1820 Radicals, sentenced to transportation to Australia, set sail on the convict ship Speke. Only one, Andrew White, returned when pardoned to Scotland on this day in history.
1821 Giovanni Bottesini, composer on this day in history.
1826 On this day in history 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 this day in history mark Rutherford, writer
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 this day in history.
1832 On this day in history ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72
1842 Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuba, French sonnet poet on this day in history.
1844 On December - 22 izydor Lotto, composer
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 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 December - 22 the execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second.
1849 On December - 22 fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)
1851 The first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India on this day in history.
1853 On this day in history maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor
1856 Frank Kellogg, Sec of State (1925-29), try to outlaw war (Nobel 1929) on this day in history.
1857 On December - 22 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 On this day in history cecil [James] Sharp, London England, folk musician
1861 On this day in history 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 On this day in history erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology)
1862 -Jan 2nd) Raid on Morgan's: Bardstown to Elizabethtown, KY on December - 22.
1862 On this day in history connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950)
1863 On this day in history ch'i Pai-shih, China, traditional Chinese painter
1863 On this day in history 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 this day in history mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer