Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Saturday, 27 August 2016
0037 On December - 15 nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)
0533 Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron on this day in history.
0687 St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
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 Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on December - 15.
1124 On December - 15 chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II)
1167 On this day in history sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion.
1230 Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on this day in history.
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 Stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia on December - 15.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.
1515 Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.
1534 On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on this day in history.
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 On this day in history 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 On December - 15 state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
1598 On this day in history philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58
1610 On December - 15 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 this day in history simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1621 On this day in history charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43
1626 Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1640 Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on this day in history.
1648 Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) on December - 15.
1657 On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 On December - 15 philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut
1667 On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer