Historical Events In May - 22
Monday, 27 January 2020
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.
0760 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on May - 22.
0987 On May - 22 louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20
1176 On May - 22 murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
1200 On May - 22 peace of Goulet
1370 Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium on May - 22.
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 Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI on May - 22.
1455 Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle) on May - 22.
1501 On May - 22 robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66
1526 Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac on May - 22.
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 May - 22 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published
1594 On May - 22 earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
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 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 this day in history.
1688 Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1712 Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary on May - 22.
1722 Johannes Schmidlin, composer on this day in history.
1746 On May - 22 russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation
1759 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on May - 22.
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 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 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on May - 22.
1784 Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on May - 22.
1801 On May - 22 heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58