Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Friday, 19 September 2014
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 December - 15.
0687 On this day in history 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 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 Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on this day in history.
1167 On December - 15 sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion.
1230 On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies
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 On this day in history stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.
1515 Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.
1534 On December - 15 lucas Osiander, composer
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on this day in history.
1569 On December - 15 westmoreland flees to Scotland
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
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 On December - 15 state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
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 Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.
1621 On this day in history charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43
1626 On this day in history adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1640 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1660 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on December - 15.
1664 English colonizing Connecticut on December - 15.
1667 On this day in history brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer