Historical Events For February - 15
Monday, 25 September 2017
0399 On this day in history philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
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 this day in history.
1043 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on February - 15.
1145 Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on February - 15.
1145 On this day in history lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
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 On this day in history duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on this day in history.
1497 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on February - 15.
1503 On February - 15 henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 On February - 15 pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on February - 15.
1539 On February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 On February - 15 dutch coast hit by heavy storm
1557 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on February - 15.
1568 On February - 15 hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
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 On February - 15 jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 On this day in history francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
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 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
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