Historical Events For February - 15
Monday, 16 January 2017
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
0732 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line on this day in history.
1043 On February - 15 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 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on February - 15.
1313 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on this day in history.
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on February - 15.
1483 On February - 15 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 On this day in history pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 On February - 15 charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims
1539 On February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 On February - 15 dutch coast hit by heavy storm
1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on February - 15.
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 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on this day in history.
1568 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1571 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
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 February - 15 francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
1621 On February - 15 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 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on February - 15.
1660 On this day in history frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.