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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1787

Rasmus Rask, Denmark, language scholar

Birth
1790

Russian troops occupy Ismail on Turks

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1795

Thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)

Birth
1797

Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74

Death
1803

Joseph King Fenno Mansfield, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1862

Birth
1807

Congress passes Embargo Act, to force peace between Britain and France

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1808

Thomas Cook, England, tour director (Thomas Cook and Son)

Birth
1809

Benedict Augustin Morel, Vienna, Fren psychologist (dementia praecox)

Birth
1810

British frigate Minotaur sinks killing 480

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1812

Johanne Luise Heiberg, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (Romeo and Juliet)

Birth
1815

Jos‚ Maria Morelos, M‚xican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards

Death
1815

Spaniards execute M‚xican revolutionary priest Jos‚ Maria Morelos

Event
1815

Johann J Bachofen, Swiss judicial historian

Birth
1815

Lucien Petipa, French dancer/choreographer/ballet leader

Birth
1819

Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor

Birth
1819

George Eliot, England, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede)

Birth
1821

Giovanni Bottesini, composer

Birth
1826

James Scott Negley, (Union volunteers Major General, died in 1901)

Birth
1828

Rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US pres Andrew Jackson, dies

Death
1830

Justin M'Carthy, Ireland, Irish politician/novelist (Miss Misanthrope)

Birth
1831

Robert Ogden Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1874

Birth
1831

Mark Rutherford, writer

Birth
1832

Edward Hatch, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1889

Birth
1832

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Barnevelts Islands

Event
1832

Ishmail Spicer, composer, dies at 72

Death