Historical Events In December - 22
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
0401 On this day in history st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 On this day in history leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1022 Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on December - 22.
1100 On this day in history duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 On December - 22 norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
1193 Saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137) on this day in history.
1216 Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus" on December - 22.
1337 On December - 22 daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54
1400 Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) on this day in history.
1419 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on December - 22.
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.
1452 On this day in history jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
1459 On this day in history djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on December - 22.
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on December - 22.
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on December - 22.
1536 On December - 22 english scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
1550 On this day in history richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III
1573 On December - 22 ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen
1596 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on this day in history.
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1624 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on December - 22.
1642 On December - 22 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
1643 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on this day in history.
1668 Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on this day in history.
1684 On this day in history johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
1689 On December - 22 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 James Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia) on this day in history.
1700 Egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent on December - 22.
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on this day in history.
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on this day in history.