Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Saturday, 22 October 2016
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on this day in history.
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
0732 On this day in history ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line
1043 On February - 15 gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 On February - 15 bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on February - 15.
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on this day in history.
1313 On this day in history peace of Angleur
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on this day in history.
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 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on this day in history.
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 On February - 15 charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims
1539 On this day in history emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on this day in history.
1557 On this day in history alfonso Fontanelli, composer
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on February - 15.
1563 On February - 15 russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 On this day in history the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
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 February - 15.
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 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 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 February - 15.
1637 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on February - 15.
1650 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on this day in history.
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on February - 15.
1660 On this day in history klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72