Historical Events For February - 15
Friday, 24 November 2017
0399 On February - 15 philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on this day in history.
0732 On February - 15 ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line
1043 On this day in history gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on this day in history.
1145 Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on this day in history.
1152 On February - 15 konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 On this day in history peace of Angleur
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on February - 15.
1386 On February - 15 duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 On this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on this day in history.
1503 On February - 15 henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on this day in history.
1524 On this day in history charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims
1539 Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo on this day in history.
1552 On February - 15 dutch coast hit by heavy storm
1557 On February - 15 alfonso Fontanelli, composer
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on this day in history.
1563 On February - 15 russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 On February - 15 the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on this day in history.
1568 On February - 15 hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
1571 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
1580 On February - 15 cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
1597 Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on February - 15.
1600 On this day in history jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 Francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist on February - 15.
1621 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50
1637 Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor on February - 15.
1637 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on February - 15.
1650 On February - 15 anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on this day in history.
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on this day in history.