Historical Events In May - 22
Friday, 06 December 2019
0337 On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies
0760 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on May - 22.
0987 On this day in history louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1176 On this day in history murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
1200 Peace of Goulet on May - 22.
1370 Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium on May - 22.
1377 On May - 22 pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.
1455 On May - 22 open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans)
1455 On May - 22 richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI
1455 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on this day in history.
1501 On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
1526 On May - 22 pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.
1570 The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.
1570 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.
1594 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on this day in history.
1629 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck on May - 22.
1629 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck on this day in history.
1659 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on May - 22.
1667 On this day in history alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68
1671 Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) on May - 22.
1688 On this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1712 On this day in history emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary
1722 On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer
1746 On May - 22 russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation
1759 On this day in history gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
1761 On this day in history the first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia
1761 On this day in history 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila
1762 On May - 22 sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty
1780 Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer on May - 22.
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1783 On May - 22 thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer
1784 On May - 22 ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on May - 22.