Historical Events In December - 22
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
1867 Frantisek X Salda, Czech writer/critic on December - 22.
1867 On this day in history jean-Victor Poncelet, French mathematician (kinematics), dies at 79
1868 On December - 22 john Nance Garner, Texas, (VP-D-1933-41)
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 December - 22 jules Janssen, flys in a balloon in order to study a solar eclipse
1870 On December - 22 constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator, dies at 46 [NS=Jan 3 1871]
1873 L[eopold] S[tennett] Amery, British politician on December - 22.
1874 On December - 22 franz Schmidt, composer
1874 On December - 22 johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86
1875 Antoine Mariotte, composer on December - 22.
1875 Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75 on December - 22.
1876 Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ital writer (Futurism e Futurista) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1877 Endre Ady, Hungary, lyric poet on December - 22.
1879 On December - 22 ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)
1880 George Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday on this day in history.
1881 On this day in history enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician
1882 1st string of Christmas tree lights created by Thomas Edison on this day in history.
1882 On this day in history charles Vildrac, Paris France, poet/playwright
1883 August Strindberg's "Lycko-Pers Reja," premieres on December - 22.
1883 On December - 22 arthur James Cook, England, union leader (coal miners)
1885 Pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee on December - 22.
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 On December - 22 heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain
1888 Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron on December - 22.
1889 On December - 22 mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanon, playwright
1890 On December - 22 cornwallis Valley Railway begins operation between Kingsport and Kentville, Nova Scotia.
1890 Mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm) on December - 22.
1891 Edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent on this day in history.
1893 On December - 22 benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91