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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

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  On December - 22 birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

1400  Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) was born on December - 22.  

1428  Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on December - 22.  

1452  Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on this day in history.  

1459  On this day in history birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  On this day in history birth of mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland  

1523  Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen was born on this day in history.  


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  John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on this day in history.  

1440  Death of Bluebeard, pirate, executed on December - 22.  

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

1603  On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37  

1646  On this day in history death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

1660  On December - 22 death of andrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)  

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