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 This day in History - May 22
334 Historic Events for May 22
337

Constantine the Great, emperor of Rome (306-37)/anti semite, dies

Death
760

14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

Event
987

Louis V le Faineant, the Lazy, king of France (986-87), poisoned at 20

Death
1176

Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo

Event
1200

Peace of Goulet

Event
1370

Jews are expelled/massacred from Brussels Belgium

Event
1455

Open battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses (St Albans)

Event
1455

Richard of York takes St Albans, kidnapping King Henry VI

Event
1501

Robert Gaguin, French writer/diplomat (Arte Metrificandi), dies at 66

Death
1526

Pope Clemens VII, France, Genoa, Venice, Florence and Milan form Anti-French League of Cognac

Event
1540

Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57

Death
1570

1st atlas, with 70 maps, published

Event
1594

Earl Mauritius and Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen

Event
1629

Emperor Ferdinand II and Danish King Christian IV sign Peace of Lubeck

Event
1659

France, England and Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty

Event
1667

Alexander VII, [Fabio Chigi], Italian Pope (1655-67), dies at 68

Death
1671

Abraham Patras, governor-general of East-Indies (1735-37)

Birth
1688

Johann A Quenstedt, German Lutherian theologist, dies at 70

Death
1712

Emperor Karel VI crowned king of Hungary

Event
1722

Johannes Schmidlin, composer

Birth
1746

Russia and Austria signs treaty of cooperation

Event
1759

Gervais-Fran‡ois Couperin, composer

Birth
1761

1st life insurance policy in US, issued in Phila

Event
1762

Sweden and Prussia sign peace treaty

Event
1780

Jan Emmanuel Dulezalek, composer

Birth