Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Friday, 21 October 2016
0037 Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on this day in history.
0533 On this day in history byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.
0687 On this day in history st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0687 St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon on this day in history.
1025 The Byzantine emperor Basil II dies December 15 at age 69 after a 49-year reign He is succeeded by his brother, who will reign until 1028 as Constantine VIII on this day in history.
1025 On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
1124 On this day in history chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II)
1167 Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion on December - 15.
1230 On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies
1256 On December - 15 hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia.
1467 On this day in history stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia.
1488 On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope
1515 Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.
1534 Lucas Osiander, composer on December - 15.
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.
1569 On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland
1574 Samuel Besler, composer on this day in history.
1576 On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53
1582 Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine on December - 15.
1586 Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on December - 15.
1593 State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on this day in history.
1598 On December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58
1610 On this day in history david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1612 On December - 15 simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1621 On December - 15 charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43
1626 Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on December - 15.
1640 Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on this day in history.
1648 On this day in history gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on this day in history.
1664 On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on December - 15.
1667 Ludwig Ernst, composer on December - 15.