Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Thursday, 23 October 2014
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 On February - 15 khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
0732 On this day in history 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 On February - 15 bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 On February - 15 lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
1152 On this day in history konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on this day in history.
1386 On February - 15 duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 On February - 15 babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on February - 15.
1524 On February - 15 charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims
1539 Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo on February - 15.
1552 On this day in history 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 February - 15.
1563 On this day in history russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on February - 15.
1564 On February - 15 galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
1568 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1571 Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music) on this day in history.
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 February - 15.
1600 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on February - 15.
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 Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor on February - 15.
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1650 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on this day in history.
1660 On February - 15 frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 On this day in history klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72