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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 22

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1095  On December - 22 birth of roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154)  

1178  Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on this day in history.  

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  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  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.  

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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  On this day in history 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  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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