Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Thursday, 25 August 2016
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on this day in history.
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
0732 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on this day in history.
1483 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on February - 15.
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on this day in history.
1519 On February - 15 pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on this day in history.
1539 On February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on February - 15.
1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on February - 15.
1559 On this day in history hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on February - 15.
1564 On February - 15 the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 On February - 15 galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
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 February - 15.
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 February - 15 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 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 February - 15 anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on February - 15.
1660 On this day in history klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72