Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Sunday, 02 August 2015
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 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 this day in history.
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 Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion on December - 15.
1230 On this day in history 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 Stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1534 Lucas Osiander, composer on this day in history.
1567 On December - 15 christoph Demantius, composer
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.
1574 Samuel Besler, composer on December - 15.
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 Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on this day in history.
1593 State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on this day in history.
1598 On December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58
1610 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1667 Ludwig Ernst, composer on this day in history.