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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born on December - 22.  

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

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

1515  On December - 22 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  Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1419  John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on this day in history.  

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

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on December - 22.  

1603  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.  

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

1660  Death of AndrĂ© Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

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