1095 On December - 22 birth of roger II of Sicily, King of Sicily (d. 1154)
1178 Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185) was born on December - 22.
1400 Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) was born on this day in history.
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury was born on this day in history.
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer was born on this day in history.
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 December - 22 birth of charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1100 On this day in history death of duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
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 December - 22.
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 December - 22.
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on December - 22.
1646 Death of Peter Mogila, Orthodox Metropolitan of Kiev and Galicia (b. 1596) on December - 22.
1660 Death of André Tacquet, Flemish mathematician (b. 1612) on December - 22.