Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Saturday, 01 November 2014
0037 Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on this day in history.
0533 On December - 15 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 On this day in history st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon
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 December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
1124 Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on this day in history.
1167 Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion on this day in history.
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 Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.
1515 On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies
1534 On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer
1567 On December - 15 christoph Demantius, composer
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1582 On December - 15 leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine
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 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)
1612 Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.
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 On this day in history adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
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 this day in history michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on December - 15.
1664 English colonizing Connecticut on December - 15.
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on this day in history.
1667 Ludwig Ernst, composer on this day in history.