Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Friday, 24 October 2014
0037 On this day in history 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 December - 15.
0687 On December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0687 On December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon
1025 On this day in history 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 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 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 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 December - 15.
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.
1569 On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland
1574 On this day in history 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 Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on December - 15.
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 December - 15.
1610 David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) on December - 15.
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1612 On December - 15 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 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 On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on this day in history.
1664 On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut
1667 On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer