Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Sunday, 05 July 2015
0037 On this day in history nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)
0533 On December - 15 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1230 On this day in history ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies
1256 On December - 15 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 December - 15 stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia.
1488 On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope
1515 On this day in history alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies
1534 Lucas Osiander, composer on this day in history.
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1598 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 December - 15.
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 December - 15.
1626 Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1640 Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on December - 15.
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 On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer