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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1869

Edwin Arlington Robinson, US, poet (Richard Corey)

Birth
1870

Jules Janssen, flys in a balloon in order to study a solar eclipse

Event
1870

Constantine D Uschinsky, Russian educator, dies at 46 [NS=Jan 3 1871]

Death
1873

Matteo Giulio Bartoli, Austria-Hungary, linguist

Birth
1873

L[eopold] S[tennett] Amery, British politician

Birth
1874

Franz Schmidt, composer

Birth
1874

Johann Peter Pixis, composer, dies at 86

Death
1874

Herman Harrell Horne, Clayton NC, philosopher (idealism)

Birth
1875

Antoine Mariotte, composer

Birth
1875

Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75

Death
1875

John P "Jan" Musch, Dutch actor (Dead Water)

Birth
1876

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ital writer (Futurism e Futurista)

Birth
1877

"American Bicycling Journal" begins publishing (Boston, Mass)

Event
1877

Endre Ady, Hungary, lyric poet

Birth
1879

Stanislas Bizot, French world checker champion (1925)

Birth
1879

Ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)

Birth
1880

George Eliot, Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday

Death
1881

Enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician

Birth
1882

Charles Vildrac, Paris France, poet/playwright

Birth
1882

1st string of Christmas tree lights created by Thomas Edison

Event
1883

August Strindberg's "Lycko-Pers Reja," premieres

Event
1883

Edgard Victor Achille C VarŠse, Paris France, composer (Innisation)

Birth
1883

Arthur James Cook, England, union leader (coal miners)

Birth
1885

Pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee

Event
1885

Joseph Deems Taylor, NYC, composer (Peter Ibbetson)

Birth