Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Friday, 30 January 2015
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 On this day in history 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 Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.
1124 On this day in history 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 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 December - 15.
1488 On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope
1515 Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.
1534 Lucas Osiander, composer on this day in history.
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1582 Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine on December - 15.
1586 On December - 15 laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp
1593 On December - 15 state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
1598 On this day in history philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58
1610 On December - 15 david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)
1612 Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.
1612 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 On December - 15 philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 On this day in history english colonizing Connecticut
1667 On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer