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Historical Events Happened In February - 15

Monday, 21 April 2014

0399  On this day in history 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  Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on this day in history.  

1145  On this day in history lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies  

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  On this day in history sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)  

1386  On this day in history duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders  

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 this day in history pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)  

1524  On this day in history charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims  

1539  On this day in history emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo  

1552  On this day in history dutch coast hit by heavy storm  

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 this day in history.  

1563  Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on this day in history.  

1564  The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on this day in history.  

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 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 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  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 this day in history.  

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  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  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1368  Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) was born on this day in history.  

1458  On this day in history birth of ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. 1490)  

1471  On this day in history birth of piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1503)  

1483  Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 was born on this day in history.  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant was born on this day in history.  

1519  On this day in history birth of pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)  

1524  Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims was born on this day in history.  

1557  Alfonso Fontanelli, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In February - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1043  Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1145  Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on this day in history.  

1152  On this day in history konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58  

1503  Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on this day in history.  

1568  Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1580  Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.  

1597  On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  

1600  Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on this day in history.