Historical Events In December - 22
Monday, 24 June 2019
0401 St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 22.
0795 On this day in history leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I
1022 On December - 22 elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
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 Saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137) on this day in history.
1216 On this day in history 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 On this day in history luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)
1419 On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 On this day in history richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.
1452 On December - 22 jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on this day in history.
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on this day in history.
1515 On this day in history mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on December - 22.
1536 English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal on December - 22.
1550 On this day in history richard Plantagenet (Richard of Eastwell) possibly a son of Richard III
1573 On December - 22 ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen
1596 Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die on December - 22.
1603 On December - 22 mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37
1624 Tomas Micieres, composer on December - 22.
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 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on this day in history.
1668 Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on December - 22.
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 On this day in history egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent
1702 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay) on this day in history.
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on December - 22.