22nd day events in history

September 22, 66 Roman Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica
December 22, 69 Emperor Vitellius is captured and murdered at the Gemonian stairs in Rome
March 22, 238 Gordian I and his son Gordian II are proclaimed Roman Emperors
April 22, 238 Year of the Six Emperors: The Roman Senate outlaws emperor Maximinus Thrax for his bloodthirsty proscriptions in Rome and nominates two of its members, Pupienus and Balbinus, to the throne
October 22, 362 The temple of Apollo at Daphne, outside Antioch, is destroyed in a mysterious fire
August 22, 392 Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor
October 22, 451 The Council of Chalcedon adopts the Chalcedonian Creed regarding the divine and human nature of Jesus Christ
August 22, 476 Odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troops
November 22, 498 After the death of Anastasius II, Symmachus is elected Pope in the Lateran Palace, while Laurentius is elected Pope in Santa Maria Maggiore
January 22, 565 Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus
August 22, 565 Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland
January 22, 613 Constantine (8-month-old) is crowned as co-emperor (Caesar) by his father Heraclius at Constantinople
February 22, 705 Empress Wu Zetian abdicates the throne, restoring the Tang Dynasty
October 22, 794 Emperor Kanmu relocates the Japanese capital to Heiankyo (now Kyoto)
July 22, 838 Battle of Anzen: The Byzantine emperor Theophilos suffers a heavy defeat by the Abbasids
November 22, 845 The first King of all Brittany, Nominoe, defeats the Frankish king Charles the Bald at the Battle of Ballon near Redon
August 22, 851 Battle of Jengland: Erispoe defeats Charles the Bald near the Breton town of Jengland
May 22, 853 A Byzantine fleet sacks and destroys undefended Damietta in Egypt
March 22, 871 Æthelred of Wessex defeats a Danish invasion army at the Battle of Marton
December 22, 880 Luoyang, eastern capital of the Tang Dynasty, is captured by rebel leader Huang Chao during the reign of Emperor Xizong
September 22, 904 The warlord Zhu Quanzhong kills Emperor Zhaozong, the penultimate emperor of the Tang dynasty, after seizing control of the imperial government
July 22, 1099 First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem
December 22, 1135 Stephen of Blois becomes King of England
August 22, 1138 Battle of the Standard between Scotland and England
May 22, 1176 The Hashshashin (Assassins) attempt to murder Saladin near Aleppo
May 22, 1200 King John of England and King Philip II of France sign the Treaty of Le Goulet
July 22, 1209 Massacre at Béziers: The first major military action of the Albigensian Crusade
December 22, 1216 Pope Honorius III approves the Dominican Order through the papal bull of confirmation Religiosam vitam
September 22, 1236 The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule
May 22, 1246 Henry Raspe is elected anti-king of the Kingdom of Germany, in opposition to Conrad IV
May 22, 1254 Serbian King Stephen Uroš I and the Republic of Venice sign a peace treaty
July 22, 1298 Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Falkirk – King Edward I of England and his longbowmen defeat William Wallace and his Scottish schiltrons outside the town of Falkirk
November 22, 1307 Pope Clement V issues the papal bull Pastoralis Praeeminentiae which instructed all Christian monarchs in Europe to arrest all Templars and seize their assets
February 22, 1316 Battle of Picotin between Ferdinand of Majorca and the forces of Matilda of Hainaut
February 22, 1371 Robert II becomes King of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty
May 22, 1377 Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe
October 22, 1383 The 1383–85 Crisis in Portugal: King Fernando dies without a male heir to the Portuguese throne, sparking a period of civil war and disorder
May 22, 1455 Start of the Wars of the Roses: at the First Battle of St Albans, Richard, Duke of York, defeats and captures King Henry VI of England
July 22, 1456 Ottoman Wars in Europe: Siege of Belgrade – John Hunyadi, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, defeats Mehmet II of the Ottoman Empire
July 22, 1484 Battle of Lochmaben Fair: A 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas are defeated by Scots forces loyal to Albany's brother James III of Scotland; Douglas is captured
August 22, 1485 The Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Richard III and the end of the House of Plantagenet
February 22, 1495 King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne
July 22, 1499 Battle of Dornach: The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I
September 22, 1499 Treaty of Basel
April 22, 1500 Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral lands in Brazil
January 22, 1506 The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrives at the Vatican
March 22, 1508 Ferdinand II of Aragon commissions Amerigo Vespucci chief navigator of the Spanish Empire
January 22, 1517 The Ottoman Empire under Selim I defeats the Mamluk Sultanate and captures present-day Egypt at the Battle of Ridaniya
April 22, 1519 Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés establishes a settlement at Veracruz, Mexico
January 22, 1521 Emperor Charles V opens the Diet of Worms