Historical Events In December - 22
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 22.
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on December - 22.
1022 On this day in history elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
1100 On December - 22 duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on December - 22.
1193 On this day in history saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
1216 Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus" on this day in history.
1337 Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54 on December - 22.
1400 On this day in history luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)
1419 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on this day in history.
1428 On this day in history richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on December - 22.
1459 On this day in history djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
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 On December - 22 charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1536 On this day in history english scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
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 this day in history.
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 Tomas Micieres, composer on this day in history.
1639 On December - 22 the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 On this day in history pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
1643 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on this day in history.
1668 On December - 22 stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 On December - 22 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 Egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent on December - 22.
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on December - 22.
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on December - 22.