Historical Events For February - 15
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
0399 On this day in history philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
0732 On February - 15 ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line
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 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
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 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
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 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on this day in history.
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 February - 15 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 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 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on February - 15.
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 On this day in history francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
1621 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on February - 15.
1637 Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor on February - 15.
1637 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on February - 15.
1650 On this day in history anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 On February - 15 frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 On February - 15 klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72