Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Sunday, 01 March 2015
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on February - 15.
1313 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
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 Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo on this day in history.
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on this day in history.
1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on this day in history.
1559 On February - 15 hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on February - 15.
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 Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music) on February - 15.
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 February - 15.
1600 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on this day in history.
1620 Francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history 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 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on February - 15.
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on February - 15.
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.