1095 Roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154) was born on this day in history.
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 On this day in history birth of richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1452 On December - 22 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 December - 22.
1523 On this day in history birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1100 Death of Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on December - 22.
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 Death of Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.
1603 On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1646 On this day in history death of peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596)
1660 Death of André Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on December - 22.