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Historical Events Happened In December - 15

Sunday, 29 March 2015

0037  Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on December - 15.  

0533  On this day in history byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.  

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

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 December - 15.  

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

1124  Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on December - 15.  

1167  On December - 15 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  Hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia on December - 15.  

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 December - 15 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  On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer  

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 December - 15.  

1582  On December - 15 leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine  

1586  On this day in history laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp  

1593  State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on December - 15.  

1598  On December - 15 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 this day in history.  

1612  Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.  

1621  On December - 15 charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43  

1626  Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on December - 15.  

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 December - 15.  

1660  On this day in history 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 People Born On This Day In History

1534  On this day in history birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

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

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on December - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer was born on this day in history.  

1720  On this day in history birth of j F Beck, writer  

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  On this day in history death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)  

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

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 this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58  

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