Historical Events In December - 22
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
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 this day in history.
1100 Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on December - 22.
1135 On this day in history norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king
1193 On December - 22 saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
1216 On December - 22 pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"
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 John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies on this day in history.
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on December - 22.
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on this day in history.
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 On December - 22 charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on this day in history.
1550 On this day in history richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III
1573 Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen on this day in history.
1596 On December - 22 ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die
1603 On this day in history mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 On this day in history tomas Micieres, composer
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 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 December - 22 johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)
1688 On this day in history pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 On this day in history heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
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 On this day in history jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on December - 22.