This day in #History
October 22nd

362 – The temple of Apollo at Daphne, outside of
Antioch, is destroyed in a mysterious fire .

794 – Emperor Kanmu relocates Japanese capital to Heiankyo ( now Kyoto ) .

1335 – Ex- emperor Hanazono became a Zen priest

1383 – The 1383 – 1385 Crisis in Portugal: A period of civil war and disorder began when King Fernando died without a male heir to the Portuguese throne.

1575 – Foundation of Aguascalientes.

1633 – Ming dynasty fight with Dutch East India
Company that Battle of southern Fujian sea (1633 ), Ming dynasty won great victory.

1708 – Great Alliance occupies Rijsel

1721 – Czar Peter the Great becomes “All- Russian Imperator”

1746 – Princeton University (NJ) received its charter

1836 – Sam Houston inaugurated as 1 st elected pres of Republic of Texas

1928 – Pres Hoover speaks of “American system of rugged individualism ”

1953 – Laos gains full independence from France

1964 – French philosopher /author Jean- Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize

1980 – New South Korean constitution comes into

1987 – Nobel prize for literature awarded to Joseph Brodsky


1903 – George Beadle, US biologist ( Nobel 1958)

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