Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Sunday, 29 March 2015
0037 Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on December - 15.
0533 On this day in history byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.
0687 St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 15.
0687 St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon on December - 15.
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 December - 15.
1124 Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on December - 15.
1167 On December - 15 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 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 On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.
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 December - 15.
1598 On December - 15 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 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 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 On this day in history philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 On this day in history english colonizing Connecticut
1667 On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer