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 This day in History - February 22
476 Historic Events for February 22
606

Sabinian, Italian Pope (604-06), dies

Death
896

Pope Formosa crowned king Arnulf of Karinthie/French emperor

Event
1071

Arnulf III, earl of Flanders/Hainault (Arnulf I), dies in battle

Death
1071

Battle of Cassel-Robert I the Frisian defeats Arnulf III/I

Event
1076

Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Lower Lorraine, murdered [or Feb 26]

Death
1078

John of F‚camp, Italian mystic writer, dies

Death
1078

Johannes van F‚camp, Italian mystic writer, dies

Death
1213

Wibert of Gembloers, benediction/writer/abbot of Gembloers, dies

Death
1281

Simon de Brion elected Pope Martinus IV

Event
1288

Girolamo Masci elected Pope Nicolas IV

Event
1300

Pope Boniface VIII delegates degree

Event
1349

Jews are expelled from Zurich Switzerland

Event
1371

David II Bruce, king of Scotland (1331..71), dies at 46

Death
1403

Charles VII, King of France (1422-61), drove out English

Birth
1440

Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia

Birth
1478

Hendrik Herp (Herpius/Harphius), writer (Spieghel volcomenheit), dies

Death
1495

French King Charles VIII enters Naples to claim crown

Event
1512

Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), dies at 60

Death
1514

Tahmasp I, shah of Persia (1524-76)/author (Tazkire-i Shah)

Birth
1533

P‚ter Bornemisza, Hungarian vicar/author/publisher (Tragoedia)

Birth
1542

Santino Garsi, composer

Birth
1561

William of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais

Event
1573

Gemignano Capilupi, composer

Birth
1599

Anthony Van Dyck, Antwerp Belgium, painter

Birth
1630

Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving

Event