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Historical Events Happened In December - 15

Thursday, 26 May 2016

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 this day in history.  

0687  On this day in history st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0687  St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon on December - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on this day in history.  

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 December - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer on December - 15.  

1567  On December - 15 christoph Demantius, composer  

1569  Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer on December - 15.  

1576  On this day in history joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

1582  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 December - 15.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on December - 15.  

1626  On this day in history adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70  

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  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on this day in history.  

1660  Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on this day in history.  

1664  On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut  

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

1667  On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on this day in history.  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on December - 15.  

1574  On this day in history birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  On December - 15 birth of david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

1648  On this day in history birth of gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer was born on this day in history.  

1667  On December - 15 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 December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

1072  On December - 15 death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)  

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

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on this day in history.  

1515  Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.  

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.  

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

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