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Historical Events In December - 22

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

1867  On this day in history jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79  

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  On December - 22 l[eopold] S[tennett] Amery, British politician  

1874  Franz Schmidt, composer on December - 22.  

1874  On December - 22 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  On December - 22 filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ital writer (Futurism e Futurista)  

1877  On December - 22 "American Bicycling Journal" begins publishing (Boston, Mass)  

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

1877  Endre Ady, Hungary, lyric poet on this day in history.  

1879  On December - 22 ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)  

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

1881  Enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician on December - 22.  

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

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

1883  August Strindberg's "Lycko-Pers Reja," premieres on this day in history.  

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

1885  Pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee on December - 22.  

1885  Joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson) on December - 22.  

1886  1st national accountants' society in US formed (NYC) on December - 22.  

1888  On this day in history heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain  

1888  Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron on December - 22.  

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  Mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm) on this day in history.  

1891  Edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1400  On this day in history birth of luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)  

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

1452  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen  

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Famous Deaths In December - 22

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1100  Death of Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on December - 22.  

1337  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

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

1603  On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37  

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on December - 22.  

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

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