Historical Events In December - 22
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 22.
0795 On this day in history leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1022 On this day in history elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
1100 Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.
1135 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on December - 22.
1193 Saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137) on December - 22.
1216 On this day in history pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"
1337 Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on December - 22.
1400 Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) on December - 22.
1419 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on December - 22.
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on this day in history.
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on December - 22.
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on December - 22.
1465 On December - 22 peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on December - 22.
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on December - 22.
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on this day in history.
1550 On December - 22 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 On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 On this day in history tomas Micieres, composer
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on this day in history.
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on this day in history.
1643 On December - 22 rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana)
1668 On December - 22 stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 On this day in history johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 On December - 22 pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 On this day in history egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on December - 22.
1710 On this day in history wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach