Historical Events Happened In December - 15
Wednesday, 02 December 2015
0037 On December - 15 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 December - 15.
0687 On this day in history st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0687 St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon on this day in history.
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 On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
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 On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies
1256 On this day in history 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 On December - 15 stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia.
1488 On December - 15 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 December - 15 lucas Osiander, composer
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.
1569 On December - 15 westmoreland flees to Scotland
1574 Samuel Besler, composer on December - 15.
1576 On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53
1582 On this day in history leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine
1586 Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on December - 15.
1593 On December - 15 state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
1598 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.
1610 On this day in history david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)
1612 On December - 15 simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
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 December - 15.
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 Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) on December - 15.
1657 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 On this day in history english colonizing Connecticut
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on December - 15.
1667 On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer