Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Sunday, 26 October 2014
0399 On February - 15 philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
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 February - 15.
1043 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1145 Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on February - 15.
1145 On February - 15 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 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
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 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on February - 15.
1497 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on February - 15.
1503 On February - 15 henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
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 this day in history emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on February - 15.
1557 On February - 15 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 this day in history.
1564 On February - 15 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 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 February - 15.
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 On February - 15 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
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 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.