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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
401

St Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
795

Leo III succeeds pope Adrianus I

Event
1135

Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king

Event
1216

Pope Honorius III delegates degree "Religiosam vitam eligentibus"

Event
1337

Daito Kokushi, leader of O-To-Kan Rinzai school in Japan, dies at 54

Death
1400

Luca della Robbia, Italy, sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden)

Birth
1419

John XXIII, [Baldassare Cossa], Italian Pope (1410-15), dies

Death
1428

Richard Neville Warwick, 2nd earl of Salisbury

Birth
1440

Bluebeard, pirate, executed

Death
1452

Jakob Obrecht, Brabant, composer

Birth
1459

Djem Sultan, son of Turks sultan Mehmed II

Birth
1465

Peace of St Truiden: Louis van Bourbon becomes bishop of Luik

Event
1515

Mary of Lorraine, France, pro-French Regent of Scotland

Birth
1523

Charles "Cardinal" of Bourbon, archbishop Rouen

Birth
1536

English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal

Event
1573

Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen

Birth
1596

Ferryboat Meuniers crashes in Paris, 150 die

Event
1603

Mehmed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603), dies at 37

Death
1624

Tomas Micieres, composer

Birth
1641

Maximilien de B‚thune duke of Sully, PM of France, dies at 81

Death
1642

Pope Urbanus VIII publishes degree In eminente

Event
1643

Rene-Robert Cavelier La Salle, France, French explorer (Louisiana)

Birth
1668

Stephen Day, 1st British colonial printer, dies

Death
1684

Johann J Dillenius, [Dillen], German botanist (Historia Muscorum)

Birth
1688

Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York

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