Historical Events In December - 22
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0795 On December - 22 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 this day in history norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
1193 On this day in history saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
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 December - 22.
1419 On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on December - 22.
1440 On December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on this day in history.
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on December - 22.
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on this day in history.
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on this day in history.
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on this day in history.
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on December - 22.
1550 Richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III on this day in history.
1573 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen on December - 22.
1596 On December - 22 ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die
1603 On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 Tomas Micieres, composer on December - 22.
1639 On this day in history the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 On December - 22 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
1643 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on December - 22.
1668 On December - 22 stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum) on December - 22.
1688 On December - 22 pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 Heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck on December - 22.
1696 On December - 22 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