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 This day in History - October 22
365 Historic Events for October 22
741

Charles Martel, ruler of the Franks, dies at 63

Death
1335

Ex-emperor Hanazono became a Zen priest

Event
1383

Ferdinand I, the wise, king of Portugal, dies

Death
1494

Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies

Death
1565

Jean Grolier de Servi‚res, French bibliophile, dies

Death
1613

Mathurin R‚gnier, French poet (Macette), dies

Death
1651

Jacob Praetorius, composer, dies at 65

Death
1686

Georg Balthasar Schott, composer

Birth
1689

Joƒo V, Rei Fidelissimo, king of Portugal (1706-50)

Birth
1698

Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino, composer

Birth
1707

Cloudesley Shovell, Admiral, drowns at Scilly

Death
1708

Great Alliance occupies Rijsel

Event
1708

Herman Witsius, [Wits], reformed theologist, dies at 72

Death
1721

Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"

Event
1725

Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlotti, composer, dies at 65

Death
1725

Alessandro Scarlatti, composer, dies at 65

Death
1737

Vincenzo Manfredini, composer

Birth
1746

Princeton University (NJ) received its charter

Event
1751

Willem IV KH Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, dies at 40

Death
1752

Ambrogio Minoja, composer

Birth
1761

Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, composer

Birth
1763

French van Mieris "the Young", painter/historian, dies at 73

Death
1764

Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer, dies at 67

Death
1765

Daniel Steibelt, composer

Birth
1766

Hans CE Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king

Birth