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 This day in History - March 22
412 Historic Events for March 22
337

Constantine, Emperor of Rome, dies at 47

Death
752

Stephen II elected Catholic Pope (or 23rd)

Event
1349

Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews (blamed for black death)

Event
1457

Gutenberg Bible became the 1st printed book

Event
1459

Maximilian I of Habsburg, German Emperor/archduke of Austria

Birth
1471

George van Podiebrad, king of Bohemia (1458-71), dies

Death
1556

Cardinal Reginald Pole becomes archbishop of Canterbury

Event
1589

Lodovico Guicciardini, Ital historian, dies at 67

Death
1594

French King Henri IV festival in Paris

Event
1599

Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish painter (Charles I of England)

Birth
1609

John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68)

Birth
1621

Hugo de Grote escapes in bookcase from Loevenstein castle, Neth

Event
1622

1st Indian (Powhattan) massacre of whites Jamestown Va; 347 slain

Event
1627

Cornelis van Aerssen, Flemish Clerk of the House, dies at about 81

Death
1630

1st colonial legislation prohibiting gambling enacted (Boston)

Event
1638

Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson expelled from Mass Bay Colony

Event
1639

Thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies

Death
1661

Hendrick Uylenburgh, art dealer, buried at about 73

Death
1680

Parliament of Breisach accept French sovereignty over Elzas

Event
1692

Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king

Event
1700

Giuseppe Sellitto, composer

Birth
1728

Giacomo Insanguine, composer

Birth
1728

Anton Raphael Mengs, German writer/neo-classic painter

Birth
1733

Joseph Priestly invents carbonated water (seltzer)

Event
1743

Jean-Baptiste Lully, Ital/Fr composer (Forced Marriage), dies at 77

Death