Historical Events In December - 15
Saturday, 21 April 2018
0037 Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on December - 15.
0533 On December - 15 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 this day in history.
0687 St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon on this day in history.
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 On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
1124 Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on this day in history.
1167 Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion on December - 15.
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 this day in history.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.
1515 On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies
1534 Lucas Osiander, composer on this day in history.
1567 On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer
1569 On December - 15 westmoreland flees to Scotland
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 December - 15 laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp
1593 On this day in history state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
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 Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.
1612 On December - 15 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 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 December - 15.
1648 Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) on December - 15.
1657 On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 On this day in history philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 English colonizing Connecticut on this day in history.
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer