Historical Events In May - 22
Thursday, 01 October 2020
0337 Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies on May - 22.
0760 On this day in history 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
0987 On May - 22 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 On May - 22 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 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 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 On this day in history 1st atlas, with 70 maps, published
1594 On this day in history earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
1629 On this day in history emperor Ferdinand II & Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lübeck
1629 On this day in history 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 Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37) on this day in history.
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 On May - 22 johannes Schmidlin, composer
1746 On this day in history 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 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on this day in history.
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 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on May - 22.
1784 Ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy on May - 22.
1801 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.