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 This day in History - April 22
421 Historic Events for April 22
1658

Giuseppe Torelli, Italy, composer (Concert Grossi op 8)

Birth
1659

Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament

Event
1662

John Tradescant, traveller/gardener, dies

Death
1662

Royal Society incorporates

Event
1671

King Charles II sits in on English parliament

Event
1672

Georg Stiernhielm, Swed scholar/author/poet (Hercules), dies at 73

Death
1674

Netherlands and Munster sign peace treaty

Event
1676

Battle of Etna - Neth/Spain vs France, M de Ruyter fatally wounded

Event
1677

Battle at Catania: between French and Dutch fleet

Event
1677

Wenzel E Frst von Lobkowitz, Austria chancellor (16..-74), dies at 68

Death
1682

Willem I Kerricx the Young, Flemish architect/sculptor/painter

Birth
1690

John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42)

Birth
1692

Edward Bishop is jailed for proposong flogging as cure for witchcraft

Event
1699

Hans A baron von Abschatz, Silesian poet, dies at 53

Death
1707

Henry Fielding, England, novelist (Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones)

Birth
1722

19 VOC "komplotteurs" in Batavia executed

Event
1722

Pieter Erberfeld, German/Thais merchant on Java, dies

Death
1724

Immanuel Kant, Konigsberg Germ, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)

Birth
1728

Pierre de Marivaux' "Le Triomphe de Plutus," premieres in Paris

Event
1766

Madame de Sta‰l, Swiss-French belle-lettrist (An Extraordinary Woman)

Birth
1769

Madame du Barry becomes King Louis XV's "official" mistress

Event
1773

Jean V baron de Rebecque, Swiss/Dutch army leader

Birth
1775

Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen)

Birth
1776

Johann Adolph Scheibe, German music theroist/composer, dies at 67

Death
1778

James Hargreaves, inventor (spinning jenny), dies

Death