Historical Events Happened In February - 15
Monday, 22 September 2014
0399 On this day in history philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on this day in history.
0732 On February - 15 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 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 this day in history.
1313 Peace of Angleur on this day in history.
1368 On February - 15 sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 On February - 15 duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on February - 15.
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 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 February - 15.
1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on February - 15.
1559 On February - 15 hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 On this day in history russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on February - 15.
1564 On this day in history galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
1568 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1597 On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
1600 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on February - 15.
1620 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1660 On February - 15 frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 On February - 15 klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72