Historical Events In May - 22
Sunday, 05 April 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 Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20 on May - 22.
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 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 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 May - 22.
1570 On May - 22 the first atlas, with 70 maps, published
1570 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published on May - 22.
1594 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen on May - 22.
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 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 Johannes Schmidlin, composer on May - 22.
1746 On May - 22 russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation
1759 On May - 22 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 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 this day in history.
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on May - 22.
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 May - 22.