Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Friday, 19 December 2014
0399 On February - 15 philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 On this day in history khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
0732 On February - 15 ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line
1043 On this day in history gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 On this day in history bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on February - 15.
1152 On February - 15 konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
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 On this day in history philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
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 February - 15 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 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on February - 15.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on this day in history.
1564 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on February - 15.
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on February - 15.
1568 On this day in history hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
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 On February - 15 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
1600 On February - 15 jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 On this day in history francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
1621 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50
1637 On this day in history ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor
1637 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1650 On February - 15 anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 On February - 15 frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.