Historical Events In December - 22
Sunday, 18 August 2019
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on December - 22.
1022 Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on this day in history.
1100 Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1400 Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden) on this day in history.
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 On December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on December - 22.
1459 On December - 22 djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II
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 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 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 December - 22.
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 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 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 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 December - 22 james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 On December - 22 egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent
1702 On this day in history jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)
1710 On December - 22 wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach