Historical Events In May - 22
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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 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 May - 22 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 Open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans) on May - 22.
1455 Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI on May - 22.
1455 On May - 22 henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)
1501 Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1526 Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence & Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac on this day in history.
1540 Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 on May - 22.
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 May - 22.
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 this day in history.
1667 On this day in history 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 this day in history johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70
1712 Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary on this day in history.
1722 On May - 22 johannes Schmidlin, composer
1746 On May - 22 russia & Austria signs treaty of cooperation
1759 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer on May - 22.
1761 The first life insurance policy in the U S is issued, in Philadelphia on this day in history.
1761 1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila on May - 22.
1762 Sweden & Prussia sign peace treaty on May - 22.
1780 On May - 22 jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer
1781 Garret Wesley Mornington, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1783 Thomas Forbes Walmisley, composer on May - 22.
1784 On May - 22 ceylonese student leader Pieter Quint Ondaatje demands democracy
1801 On this day in history heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer, dies at 58