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Historical Events In December - 22

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1894  French officer Alfred Dreyfus court-martialed for treason, triggers worldwide charges of anti-Semitism (Dreyfus later vindicated) on this day in history.  

1894  On December - 22 french officer, Alfred Dreyfus, found guilty of selling secrets to Germany  

1894  On December - 22 -23] Dutch coast hit by hurricane  

1895  Wilhelm Rontgen, the German physicist, makes the first ever X-ray of his wife's hand on December - 22.  

1896  On December - 22 nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, St Petersburg Russia, poet  

1897  On December - 22 bering Sea Claims Commission recommends US pay Canadian sealers $463,454; to compensate for seizure of vessels.  

1899  On December - 22 dwight L Moody, US evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement), dies  

1900  On December - 22 a new 35-horsepower car built by Daimler from a design by Emil Jellinek was completed. The car was named for Jellinek's daughter, Mercedes.  

1902  Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1907  Saint-Saëns/Fokines ballet "Le Cygne," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.  

1908  On this day in history marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44  

1910  US postal savings stamps first issued on December - 22.  

1910  On this day in history uS postal savings stamps 1st issued  

1913  Menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69 on December - 22.  

1915  Federal Baseball League disolved on December - 22.  

1917  Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack on this day in history.  

1917  Francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1918  Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history uS deports 250 alien radicals  

1919  Government of Ireland Act of Power (Home Rule for Ireland) on this day in history.  

1922  Montreal Quebec official opening of the Mount Royal Hotel, with 1.046 rooms on this day in history.  

1922  Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent on this day in history.  

1923  Bill Ponsford & Edgar Mayne make 456 opening stand for Vict on December - 22.  

1923  On December - 22 arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67  

1924  On December - 22 babe Dye of NHL's Toronto St Patricks scores 5 goals beat Bruins 10-2  

1930  On this day in history 6 West europe lands signs Convention of Oslo  

1934  1st flight from Netherland to Curacao (Christmas flight 1934) on this day in history.  

1935  Yaeko Iwasaki, student of D S Harada Roshi, 1st awakening in Kamakura on this day in history.  

1936  The birth of James Burke, British writer on December - 22.  

1936  The initial common carrier license issued by ICC, Scranton, Pa on this day in history.  

1936  1st common carrier license issued by ICC, Scranton, Pa on December - 22.  

1937  On this day in history lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic  

1937  On December - 22 lincoln Tunnel (NYC) opens to traffic  

1937  Daito Kokushi, Zen founder of Daitokuji, dies in Kyoto at 55 on this day in history.  

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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 December - 22 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 December - 22 birth of jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer  

1459  On this day in history birth of djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II  

1515  On this day in history 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 December - 22.  

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

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

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

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