Historical Events In December - 22
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1894 On December - 22 french officer Alfred Dreyfus court-martialed for treason, triggers worldwide charges of anti-Semitism (Dreyfus later vindicated)
1894 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 December - 22 marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44
1910 On this day in history uS postal savings stamps first issued
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 On this day in history federal Baseball League disolved
1917 Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack on December - 22.
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 US deports 250 alien radicals on December - 22.
1919 On this day in history government of Ireland Act of Power (Home Rule for Ireland)
1922 Montreal Quebec official opening of the Mount Royal Hotel, with 1.046 rooms on this day in history.
1922 On December - 22 belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent
1923 Bill Ponsford & Edgar Mayne make 456 opening stand for Vict on December - 22.
1923 On this day in history arthur H Bird, composer, dies at 67
1924 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st flight from Netherland to Curacao (Christmas flight 1934)
1935 On December - 22 yaeko Iwasaki, student of D S Harada Roshi, 1st awakening in Kamakura
1936 The birth of James Burke, British writer on this day in history.
1936 On December - 22 the initial common carrier license issued by ICC, Scranton, Pa
1936 On December - 22 1st common carrier license issued by ICC, Scranton, Pa
1937 On December - 22 lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic
1937 On this day in history lincoln Tunnel (NYC) opens to traffic
1937 Daito Kokushi, Zen founder of Daitokuji, dies in Kyoto at 55 on this day in history.