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Historical Events For December - 15

Monday, 26 June 2017

0037  Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on December - 15.  

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  On December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon  

1025  On December - 15 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  On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

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  On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies  

1256  On this day in history hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia.  

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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 December - 15 lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer  

1569  On December - 15 westmoreland flees to Scotland  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer on this day in history.  

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

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  Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.  

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

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on December - 15.  

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  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) on December - 15.  

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

1660  Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on December - 15.  

1664  On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut  

1667  On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War  

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  On this day in history birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  On this day in history birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

1574  On this day in history birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on December - 15.  

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

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

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer was born on this day in history.  

1720  J F Beck, writer was born on December - 15.  

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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  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on this day in history.  

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 December - 15.  

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

1576  On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

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 December - 15.  

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