Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Monday, 30 March 2015
0399 On this day in history philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
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 On this day in history gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on February - 15.
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 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 this day in history.
1483 On February - 15 babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on this day in history.
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on this day in history.
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on February - 15.
1524 On this day in history 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 February - 15.
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 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 this day in history.
1568 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on February - 15.
1571 Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music) on this day in history.
1580 On February - 15 cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
1597 On February - 15 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
1600 On this day in history 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 February - 15.
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1650 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on this day in history.
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on this day in history.
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.