Historical Events For January - 15
Sunday, 19 February 2017
0069 On January - 15 otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide.
0069 Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70 on January - 15.
0708 Sisinnius begins his reign as Pope (dies 20 days later) on this day in history.
0936 On January - 15 king Rudolph of France
0946 On this day in history caliph al-Mustaqfi blinded/ousted
1208 On January - 15 peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered
1345 On this day in history martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler
1346 Emperor Louis IV of Bavaria gives his wife Margaretha, Holland/Zealand on January - 15.
1432 Afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481) on January - 15.
1507 On January - 15 johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran)
1535 Henry VIII declares himself head of English Church on this day in history.
1552 France signs secret treaty with German Protestants on January - 15.
1559 On this day in history coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I
1559 On January - 15 elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey.
1562 On January - 15 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens
1567 On this day in history black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation)
1582 Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to the Baltic on this day in history.
1582 On January - 15 russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic
1586 Battle at Boxum Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army on January - 15.
1586 On January - 15 battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army
1622 On January - 15 the birth of Molière, French writer
1680 On January - 15 french explorer Sieur de la Salle builds Fort Crèvecoeur
1684 Caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48 on January - 15.
1705 On this day in history walraad, the Young, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nijmegen, dies
1715 Georg C Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist on this day in history.
1716 On January - 15 philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence)
1730 On this day in history john Malchair, composer
1733 On this day in history joseph Lederer, composer
1742 Eugene Godecharle, composer on this day in history.
1744 On January - 15 charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72
1752 On January - 15 tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism
1754 On this day in history riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam
1755 Azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1759 British Museum opens in Montague House, London on January - 15.