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.