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Historical Events In December - 22

Sunday, 07 March 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  On this day in history french officer, Alfred Dreyfus, found guilty of selling secrets to Germany  

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

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

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

1897  On this day in history 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  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 on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist, dies at 62  

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  On this day in history uS postal savings stamps first issued  

1910  US postal savings stamps 1st issued on this day in history.  

1913  On December - 22 menelik II, King of Ethiopia (1896-1913), dies at 69  

1915  On December - 22 federal Baseball League disolved  

1917  Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack on December - 22.  

1917  On this day in history francesca Saveria Cabrini, US saint/patron of immigrant, dies at 67  

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  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 December - 22.  

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

1923  On this day in history bill Ponsford & Edgar Mayne make 456 opening stand for Vict  

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

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

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

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

1935  Yaeko Iwasaki, student of D S Harada Roshi, 1st awakening in Kamakura on December - 22.  

1936  The birth of James Burke, British writer on this day in history.  

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

1936  On this day in history 1st common carrier license issued by ICC, Scranton, Pa  

1937  On December - 22 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 this day in history 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 this day in history birth of jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer  

1459  Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II was born on December - 22.  

1515  Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland was born on this day in history.  

1523  Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen was born on December - 22.  

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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 this day in history.  

1337  On December - 22 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 this day in history.  

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  Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on December - 22.  

1646  On December - 22 death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)  

1660  Death of André Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on this day in history.  

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