Historical Events For February - 15
Friday, 02 December 2016
0399 On February - 15 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 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 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
1313 Peace of Angleur on this day in history.
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 this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on this day in history.
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on February - 15.
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on this day in history.
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on February - 15.
1539 On this day in history 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 February - 15 hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
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 this day in history galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
1568 On February - 15 hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
1571 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
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 February - 15.
1650 On February - 15 anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 On this day in history frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 On February - 15 klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72