Historical Events In May - 22
Monday, 25 September 2023
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on this day in history.
0760 On this day in history 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 May - 22 peace of Goulet
1370 Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium on May - 22.
1377 On this day in history 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 May - 22.
1501 Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on May - 22.
1526 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1570 On this day in history the first atlas, with 70 maps, published
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 Emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck on this day in history.
1629 On May - 22 emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck
1659 On May - 22 france, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty
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 May - 22 emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary
1722 On May - 22 johannes Schmidlin, composer
1746 On May - 22 russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation
1759 On May - 22 gervais-Francois Couperin, composer
1761 The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on this day in history.
1761 On this day in history 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila
1762 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on this day in history.
1780 On May - 22 jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer
1781 On this day in history garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45
1783 On this day in history thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer
1784 On this day in history ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.