Historical Events For February - 15
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 On February - 15 khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
0732 On this day in history ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line
1043 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on February - 15.
1145 On this day in history bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 On this day in history lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
1152 On February - 15 konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 On February - 15 peace of Angleur
1368 On this day in history sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 On February - 15 duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 On this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 On February - 15 henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on this day in history.
1524 On February - 15 charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims
1539 On February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on this day in history.
1557 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
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 On this day in history michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
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 this day in history.
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 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on February - 15.
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 February - 15.
1650 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on February - 15.
1660 On February - 15 frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 On this day in history klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72