Historical Events In May - 22
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0337 On May - 22 constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies
0760 On this day in history 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0987 Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.
1176 On May - 22 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 Open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans) on this day in history.
1455 Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI on this day in history.
1455 On this day in history henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)
1501 Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1526 Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac on May - 22.
1540 On May - 22 francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
1570 On May - 22 the first atlas, with 70 maps, published
1570 On May - 22 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published
1594 On May - 22 earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
1629 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck on this day in history.
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 Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1671 On this day in history abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)
1688 On May - 22 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1712 Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary on May - 22.
1722 On this day in history johannes Schmidlin, composer
1746 Russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation on May - 22.
1759 On May - 22 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
1761 The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on May - 22.
1761 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on May - 22.
1762 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1780 Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer on May - 22.
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
1783 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on May - 22.
1784 On May - 22 ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.