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Historical Events Happened In December - 15

Thursday, 02 October 2014

0037  On December - 15 nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)  

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 December - 15.  

1025  Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.  

1124  Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on this day in history.  

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  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 December - 15 bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope  

1515  On this day in history alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer on December - 15.  

1567  On December - 15 christoph Demantius, composer  

1569  On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland  

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 this day in history.  

1593  State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on December - 15.  

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1610  On December - 15 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  Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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 December - 15.  

1648  On December - 15 gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan  

1664  On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut  

1667  Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on this day in history.  

1667  On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on this day in history.  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on December - 15.  

1574  On December - 15 birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history birth of gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer was born on December - 15.  

1667  On this day in history birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

1720  On this day in history birth of j F Beck, writer  

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.  

1072  On this day in history death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)  

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on December - 15.  

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on December - 15.  

1515  On this day in history alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.  

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.