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Historical Events In December - 22

Friday, 23 October 2020

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  On December - 22 john Nance Garner, Texas, (VP-D-1933-41)  

1869  Newfoundlanders vote against joining Confederation. (later they see the error of their ways and join up) on this day in history.  

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

1870  Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator, dies at 46 [NS=Jan 3 1871] on December - 22.  

1873  On this day in history l[eopold] S[tennett] Amery, British politician  

1874  Franz Schmidt, composer on this day in history.  

1874  Johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86 on December - 22.  

1875  On December - 22 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 this day in history.  

1877  Endre Ady, Hungary, lyric poet on December - 22.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1883  On this day in history arthur James Cook, England, union leader (coal miners)  

1885  On this day in history pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee  

1885  On this day in history joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson)  

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 December - 22.  

1888  On this day in history joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron  

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  On December - 22 mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm)  

1891  On this day in history edward L Bernays, Vienna Austria, 1st public relations agent  

1893  Benedikt Randhartinger, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1452  On this day in history birth of jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer  

1459  Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II was born on this day in history.  

1515  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on this day in history.  

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

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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  On this day in history john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies  

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

1550  Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.  

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

1646  On December - 22 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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