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Historical Events In December - 22

Thursday, 30 June 2022

1867  Frantisek X Salda, Czech writer/critic on this day in history.  

1867  Jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1868  John Nance Garner, Texas, (VP-D-1933-41) on December - 22.  

1869  On December - 22 newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up)  

1869  Andre[-Paul-Guillaume] Gide, Paris France, writer (Nobel 1947) on December - 22.  

1870  Jules Janssen, flies in a balloon in order to study a solar eclipse on December - 22.  

1870  On this day in history jules Janssen, flys in a balloon in order to study a solar eclipse  

1870  Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator, dies at 46 [NS=Jan 3 1871] on this day in history.  

1873  L[eopold] S[tennett] Amery, British politician on this day in history.  

1874  Franz Schmidt, composer on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86  

1875  On this day in history antoine Mariotte, composer  

1875  On this day in history nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75  

1876  Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ital writer (Futurism e Futurista) on this day in history.  

1877  "American Bicycling Journal" begins publishing (Boston, Mass) on this day in history.  

1877  Montreal Quebec-Laval University opens a branch campus in Montreal, later the University of Montreal on December - 22.  

1877  On December - 22 endre Ady, Hungary, lyric poet  

1879  Ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier) on this day in history.  

1880  George Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday on December - 22.  

1881  On December - 22 enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician  

1882  On December - 22 1st string of Christmas tree lights created by Thomas Edison  

1882  On December - 22 charles Vildrac, Paris France, poet/playwright  

1883  On December - 22 august Strindberg's "Lycko-Pers Reja," premieres  

1883  Arthur James Cook, England, union leader (coal miners) on this day in history.  

1885  Pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee on this day in history.  

1885  Joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson) on this day in history.  

1886  1st national accountants' society in US formed (NYC) on this day in history.  

1888  Heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain on this day in history.  

1888  On December - 22 joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron  

1889  Mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanon, playwright on December - 22.  

1890  On December - 22 cornwallis Valley Railway begins operation between Kingsport and Kentville, Nova Scotia.  

1890  On this day in history mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm)  

1891  On December - 22 edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent  

1893  Benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91 on December - 22.  

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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 this day in history.  

1178  Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on December - 22.  

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

1428  On December - 22 birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury  

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

1459  On December - 22 birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on December - 22.  

1523  Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen was born on December - 22.  

Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  On this day in history 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 December - 22.  

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

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  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on this day in history.  

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

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