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Historical Events Happened In December - 15

Friday, 24 October 2014

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 December - 15.  

0687  On December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope  

0687  On December - 15 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  On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

1124  On December - 15 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 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  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 this day in history.  

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer on December - 15.  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.  

1569  On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland  

1574  On this day in history 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  Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on December - 15.  

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

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) on December - 15.  

1612  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1640  On December - 15 duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal  

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

1657  On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1660  Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on this day in history.  

1664  On December - 15 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  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1574  On this day in history birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  On December - 15 birth of david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

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  On this day in history birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

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  On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

1072  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on this day in history.  

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  On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.  

1598  On December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58  

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