Historical Events In December - 22
Friday, 22 January 2021
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 this day in history elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)
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 On December - 22 saladin, Kurdish sultan (b. 1137)
1216 Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus" on December - 22.
1337 On this day in history daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54
1400 On December - 22 luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)
1419 On December - 22 john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 On December - 22 richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury
1440 On December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 On this day in history jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer
1459 On this day in history 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 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on this day in history.
1523 Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen on December - 22.
1536 On December - 22 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 December - 22.
1603 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1624 Tomas Micieres, composer on this day in history.
1639 On December - 22 the birth of Jean Racine, French playwright
1642 Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente on December - 22.
1643 Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana) on December - 22.
1668 Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies on December - 22.
1684 Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum) on December - 22.
1688 Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York on December - 22.
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 On this day in history wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach