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Historical Events Happened In December - 15

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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 December - 15.  

0687  On this day in history st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon  

1025  On this day in history 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  

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 December - 15.  

1167  Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion on December - 15.  

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

1256  Hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia on December - 15.  

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  On December - 15 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  On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.  

1569  On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer on December - 15.  

1576  On this day in history joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

1582  On December - 15 leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine  

1586  On this day in history laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp  

1593  State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on this day in history.  

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 December - 15.  

1612  Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.  

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 December - 15.  

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 this day in history english colonizing Connecticut  

1667  Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on December - 15.  

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer on December - 15.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on December - 15.  

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

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1610  On this day in history birth of david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

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 December - 15 birth of j F Beck, writer  

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

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

1230  On this day in history ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies  

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on this day in history.  

1515  On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1598  On December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58  

1621  On this day in history charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43