Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Saturday, 06 February 2016
0399 On February - 15 philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on this day in history.
0732 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line on this day in history.
1043 On this day in history gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 On this day in history bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on this day in history.
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on this day in history.
1313 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
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 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on this day in history.
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on February - 15.
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on this day in history.
1524 On February - 15 charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims
1539 On February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on this day in history.
1557 On February - 15 alfonso Fontanelli, composer
1559 On this day in history hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on February - 15.
1564 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
1621 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1637 Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.
1637 On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1650 On this day in history anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72