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Historical Events In December - 22

Monday, 21 June 2021

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

1894  French officer, Alfred Dreyfus, found guilty of selling secrets to Germany on this day in history.  

1894  -23] Dutch coast hit by hurricane on December - 22.  

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

1896  Nikolay Semyonovich Tikhonov, St Petersburg Russia, poet on December - 22.  

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

1899  Dwight L Moody, US evangelist (Student Volunteer Movement), dies on December - 22.  

1900  On this day in history 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 December - 22.  

1907  On this day in history saint-Saëns/Fokines ballet "Le Cygne," premieres in St Petersburg  

1908  On December - 22 marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44  

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

1910  On December - 22 uS postal savings stamps 1st issued  

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

1915  On this day in history federal Baseball League disolved  

1917  On this day in history flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack  

1917  On December - 22 francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67  

1918  Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter, dies at 83 on December - 22.  

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  On December - 22 montreal Quebec official opening of the Mount Royal Hotel, with 1.046 rooms.  

1922  On this day in history belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent  

1923  On December - 22 bill Ponsford & Edgar Mayne make 456 opening stand for Vict  

1923  Arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67 on December - 22.  

1924  On this day in history babe Dye of NHL's Toronto St Patricks scores 5 goals beat Bruins 10-2  

1930  6 West europe lands signs Convention of Oslo on December - 22.  

1934  1st flight from Netherland to Curacao (Christmas flight 1934) on December - 22.  

1935  On this day in history yaeko Iwasaki, student of D S Harada Roshi, 1st awakening in Kamakura  

1936  On December - 22 the birth of James Burke, British writer  

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 December - 22 lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic  

1937  Lincoln Tunnel (NYC) opens to traffic on this day in history.  

1937  On December - 22 daito Kokushi, Zen founder of Daitokuji, dies in Kyoto at 55  

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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  On this day in history birth of emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1419  On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies  

1440  On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

1550  On this day in history death of richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III  

1603  On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37  

1646  Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history death of andré Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612)  

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