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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
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St Gaius ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
536

St Agapitus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
536

Agapitus I, Italian Pope (535-36), dies

Death
1056

Supernova Crab nebula last seen by the naked eye

Event
1073

Pope Alexander II buried/Ildebrando chosen as Pope Gregory VII

Event
1145

19th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

Event
1164

Raynald of Dassel names Guido di Crema as anti-pope Paschalis III

Event
1253

Elias van Cortona, Italian general (1232-39), dies at about 53

Death
1355

Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Edward II, dies at 36

Death
1357

Johan I, King of Portugal (1383-1433)

Birth
1370

Bastille begins being built in Paris

Event
1451

Isabella I, of Castile, Queen of Spain (1479-1504), patron of Columbus

Birth
1462

Gilbert of Lannoy, master of Villerval/Tronchiennes/Santes, dies

Death
1500

Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil and claims it for Portugal

Event
1509

Henry VIII ascended to throne of England

Event
1515

Antoine of Bourbon, duke of Vend“me/king of Navarra

Birth
1521

French king Fran‡ois I declares war on Spain

Event
1521

Juan de Padilla, Spanish nobleman/communero-rebel, beheaded

Death
1526

1st slave revolt occurs in SC

Event
1529

Treaty of Saragosa: Spain and Portugal divide eastern hemisphere

Event
1592

Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect, dies at 80

Death
1610

Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italy, lawyer/Pope (1689-91)

Birth
1640

Mariana Alcoforado, Portugal, nun

Birth
1648

English army claims king Charles I responsible for bloodshed

Event
1648

Catharina Belgian van Nassau, daughter of Willem, dies at 69

Death