Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Thursday, 02 October 2014
0037 On December - 15 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 On this day in history st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0687 On this day in history 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 December - 15.
1025 Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.
1124 Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 On December - 15 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 December - 15.
1567 On December - 15 christoph Demantius, composer
1569 On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1582 On December - 15 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 December - 15.
1598 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1610 On December - 15 david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1612 Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.
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 Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on December - 15.
1648 On December - 15 gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1667 On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer