Historical Events In December - 22
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0401 On December - 22 st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on December - 22.
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 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 this day in history.
1428 On December - 22 richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on December - 22.
1459 On December - 22 djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
1465 On this day in history peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik
1515 On December - 22 mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland
1523 On this day in history charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
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 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 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 On December - 22 the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana)
1668 On December - 22 stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies
1684 Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum) on this day in history.
1688 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history 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 On December - 22 wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach