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Historical Events Happened In December - 15

Thursday, 11 February 2016

0037  Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history 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 December - 15.  

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 December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1534  On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer  

1569  On this day in history 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  Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on this day in history.  

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 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 December - 15.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) on this day in history.  

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

1660  On this day in history philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan  

1664  On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut  

1667  Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on December - 15.  

1667  On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  On December - 15 birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on December - 15.  

1610  On this day in history birth of david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

1648  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) was born on this day in history.  

1657  On this day in history birth of michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1667  On this day in history birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

1072  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on December - 15.  

1230  On this day in history ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies  

1263  On this day in history death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

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 this day in history.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

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