Famous Deaths In May - 22
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.
0987 Death of Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on this day in history.
1068 Death of Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (b. 1025) on May - 22.
1455 Death of Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.
1457 On this day in history death of saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)
1501 Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1538 On this day in history death of john Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)
1540 On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
1666 On this day in history death of gaspar Schott, German scientist (b. 1608)
1667 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68 on May - 22.
1688 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on May - 22.
1745 Death of François-Marie, 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (b. 1671) on this day in history.
1746 Death of Thomas Southerne, Irish dramatist (b. 1660) on this day in history.
1760 On this day in history death of israel ben Eliezer, Polish-born mystical rabbi (b. 1700)
1772 Death of Durastante Natalucci, Italian historian (b. 1687) on May - 22.
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1801 On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58
1819 On May - 22 john H van Kinsbergen, lt-admiral/founder (Corps Marines), dies at 84
1825 Domenico Corri, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1851 Death of Mordecai Manuel Noah, American writer, journalist (b. 1755) on May - 22.
1859 On this day in history ferdinand II, [Re Bomba], Dutch King of Sicily, dies at 49
1868 On this day in history julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies
1878 Franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52 on May - 22.
1880 On May - 22 heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
1885 On this day in history victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83
1898 On May - 22 edward Bellamy, writer, dies at 48
1910 On May - 22 jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
1921 On this day in history marie E Wilton, writer, dies
1925 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Brit field marshall (WWI), dies at 72 on May - 22.
1928 On this day in history william HT Gairdner, Engl missionary (Nile Mission Press), dies at 54
1932 Lady Augusta, [Isabella Gregory], playwright (Gold Apple), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1939 Ernst Toller, writer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1945 On May - 22 carel A Lion Cachet, lithographer/wood carver, dies
1948 On May - 22 claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57