Historical Events In December - 22
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
0401 On December - 22 st Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0795 Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I on this day in history.
1022 Elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996) on December - 22.
1100 On December - 22 duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia
1135 Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history john XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies
1428 Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury on December - 22.
1440 On December - 22 bluebeard, pirate, executed
1452 Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer on this day in history.
1459 Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II on December - 22.
1465 Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik on December - 22.
1515 Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland on December - 22.
1523 On this day in history charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen
1536 On this day in history english scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal
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 Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1624 On December - 22 tomas Micieres, composer
1639 The birth of Jean Racine, French playwright on December - 22.
1642 On December - 22 pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente
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 December - 22.
1688 On this day in history pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York
1689 On December - 22 heavy earthquake strikes Innsbruck
1696 On December - 22 james Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)
1700 Egbert de Vrij Temminck, Amsterdam regent on December - 22.
1702 On December - 22 jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Madame d'Epinay)
1710 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, composer, son of J.S. Bach on this day in history.