Historical Events In December - 22
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
1815 On December - 22 johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian
1815 Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards on December - 22.
1819 Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor on December - 22.
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 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 Justin M'Carthy, Ireland, Irish politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope) on this day in history.
1831 On December - 22 mark Rutherford, writer
1832 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Barnevelts Islands on this day in history.
1832 On December - 22 edward Hatch, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
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 On December - 22 izydor Lotto, composer
1845 The first voice synthesizer, later known as P.T. Barnum's Euphonium, was demonstrated to the public in Philadelphia on this day in 1845 on December - 22.
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 this day in history the execution of Fyodor Dostoevsky is called off at the last second.
1849 On December - 22 fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)
1851 On December - 22 the first freight train is operated in Roorkee, India.
1853 Maria Teresa Carreno, Venezuelan pianist, singer, composer, and conductor on this day in history.
1856 On December - 22 frank Kellogg, Sec of State (1925-29), try to outlaw war (Nobel 1929)
1857 On this day in history 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 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 On December - 22 erich Schaeder, German theologist (Theocentric Theology)
1862 -Jan 2nd) Raid on Morgan's: Bardstown to Elizabethtown, KY on this day in history.
1862 Connie Mack, HOF baseball executive/manager (Phila A's 1900-1950) on this day in history.
1863 Ch'i Pai-shih, China, traditional Chinese painter on December - 22.
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 Mieczyslaw Surzynski, composer on December - 22.