Historical Events In February - 15
Saturday, 23 June 2018
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on this day in history.
0590 On this day in history khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
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 February - 15.
1145 On this day in history bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 On February - 15 lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on February - 15.
1313 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
1368 On February - 15 sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on February - 15.
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 this day in history.
1519 On February - 15 pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 On February - 15 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 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on February - 15.
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on this day in history.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on this day in history.
1564 On February - 15 the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 On this day in history galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
1568 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on February - 15.
1571 On this day in history michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
1580 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1621 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor
1637 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1650 On February - 15 anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on February - 15.
1660 On February - 15 klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72