Historical Events For February - 15
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
0399 On this day in history philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
0732 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line on February - 15.
1043 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1145 Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on February - 15.
1145 Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on February - 15.
1152 On February - 15 konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 On February - 15 peace of Angleur
1368 On February - 15 sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on this day in history.
1483 On this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 On this day in history philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on February - 15.
1519 On this day in history pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on this day in history.
1539 Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo on this day in history.
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on this day in history.
1557 On February - 15 alfonso Fontanelli, composer
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on February - 15.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on February - 15.
1564 On this day in history the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on this day in history.
1568 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1571 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1600 On February - 15 jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 Francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor
1637 On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1650 On February - 15 anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 On this day in history frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.