Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Thursday, 05 May 2016
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
0732 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line on February - 15.
1043 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on this day in history.
1313 On this day in history peace of Angleur
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 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 this day in history pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on February - 15.
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 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 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on this day in history.
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on February - 15.
1568 On February - 15 hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
1571 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
1600 On February - 15 jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 On February - 15 francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
1621 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor
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 February - 15.
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on February - 15.
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on this day in history.