Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Monday, 05 October 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 this day in history.
0687 On December - 15 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 On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
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 this day in history.
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.
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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1621 Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1626 On December - 15 adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1640 On December - 15 duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal
1648 On December - 15 gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on December - 15.
1660 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on this day in history.
1664 English colonizing Connecticut on December - 15.
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on this day in history.
1667 On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer