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 This day in History - June 22
385 Historic Events for June 22
431

Council of Ephesus (3rd ecumenical council) opens

Event
816

Pope Stephen IV, [V] elected to succeed Leo III

Event
1276

Innocent V, [Pierre the Tarantaise], Pope (1276), dies at about 36

Death
1342

Bilbo Baggins returns to his home at Bag End, (Shire Reconning)

Event
1377

Richard II succeeds Edward III as king of England

Event
1476

Battle at Morat/Murten: Charles the Stout invades Switzerland

Event
1478

Philips de Schone, Archduke of Austrian/King of Castilia (Philips I)

Birth
1497

Antitax insurrection in Cornwall suppressed at Blackheath

Event
1527

Machiavelli, writer, dies

Death
1533

Ferdinand of Austria and Sultan Suleiman sign peace treaty

Event
1535

John Fisher, English bishop (1504-35)/cardinal, beheaded at about 65

Death
1559

Jewish quarter of Prague burned and looted

Event
1596

Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java

Event
1611

Pablo Bruna, composer

Birth
1611

Henry Hudson and son set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers

Event
1613

Lambert Pietkin, composer

Birth
1633

Galileo Galilei forced to recant Earth orbits Sun by Pope (but on Oct 31, 1992, Vatican admits it was wrong)

Event
1674

Eugene J P, Earl of Merode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo

Birth
1675

Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II

Event
1684

Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer

Birth
1701

Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle)

Birth
1732

Johann Baptiste Hagenauer, Austrian sculptor (Mariens„ule)

Birth
1735

Pirro Conte d' Albergati Capacelli, composer, dies at 71

Death
1740

King Frederik II of Prussia ends torture and guarantees religion and freedom of the press

Event
1741

Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer

Birth