Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Thursday, 29 September 2016
0037 Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
1124 On this day in history 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 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 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer
1567 On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer
1569 On December - 15 westmoreland flees to Scotland
1574 Samuel Besler, composer on December - 15.
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 On December - 15 laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp
1593 State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on this day in history.
1598 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.
1610 On December - 15 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 this day in history.
1640 Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on this day in history.
1648 On December - 15 gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 On this day in history michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 On December - 15 philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut
1667 On this day in history brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 Ludwig Ernst, composer on December - 15.