Historical Events In May - 22
Thursday, 28 October 2021
0337 On this day in history constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies
0760 On May - 22 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0987 On this day in history louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1176 Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo on May - 22.
1200 On this day in history peace of Goulet
1370 On this day in history jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium
1377 Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe on May - 22.
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 On May - 22 henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)
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 On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57
1570 The first atlas, with 70 maps, published on this day in history.
1570 On this day in history 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published
1594 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on this day in history.
1629 On May - 22 emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck
1629 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck on May - 22.
1659 France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty on this day in history.
1667 On May - 22 alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68
1671 On May - 22 abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)
1688 On May - 22 johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1712 On this day in history emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary
1722 Johannes Schmidlin, composer on May - 22.
1746 Russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation on this day in history.
1759 On May - 22 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
1761 On May - 22 the first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia
1761 On May - 22 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 this day in history.
1783 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on this day in history.
1784 On this day in history ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy
1801 On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58