Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on this day in history.
0732 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line on February - 15.
1043 On this day in history gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 On February - 15 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 On this day in history peace of Angleur
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on this day in history.
1386 On this day in history duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 On this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on February - 15.
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on February - 15.
1519 On February - 15 pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on February - 15.
1539 Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo on February - 15.
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on February - 15.
1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on February - 15.
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on this day in history.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on February - 15.
1564 On this day in history the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
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 February - 15.
1571 On this day in history michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
1580 On February - 15 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 this day in history francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
1621 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on February - 15.
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor
1637 On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
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.