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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  On December - 15 birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  On this day in history birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on this day in history.  

1648  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) was born on this day in history.  

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer was born on December - 15.  

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer was born on December - 15.  

1720  J F Beck, writer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on December - 15.  

1072  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on December - 15.  

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on December - 15.  

1263  On December - 15 death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

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

1576  On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

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 December - 15.