Historical Events Happened In January - 15
Monday, 24 November 2014
0069 Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide on this day in history.
0069 On January - 15 servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70
0708 On January - 15 sisinnius begins his reign as Pope (dies 20 days later)
0936 King Rudolph of France on this day in history.
0946 On this day in history caliph al-Mustaqfi blinded/ousted
1208 Peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered on January - 15.
1345 Martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler on this day in history.
1346 Emperor Louis IV of Bavaria gives his wife Margaretha, Holland/Zealand on this day in history.
1432 On this day in history afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481)
1507 Johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran) on this day in history.
1535 On January - 15 henry VIII declares himself head of English Church
1552 On January - 15 france signs secret treaty with German Protestants
1559 On January - 15 coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I
1559 Elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
1562 On January - 15 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens
1567 On January - 15 black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation)
1582 On this day in history russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to the Baltic
1582 Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic on this day in history.
1586 On January - 15 battle at Boxum Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army
1586 Battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army on January - 15.
1622 On this day in history the birth of Molière, French writer
1680 On this day in history french explorer Sieur de la Salle builds Fort Crèvecoeur
1684 Caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48 on January - 15.
1705 On January - 15 walraad, the Young, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nijmegen, dies
1715 On January - 15 georg C Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist
1716 On this day in history philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence)
1730 On January - 15 john Malchair, composer
1733 Joseph Lederer, composer on January - 15.
1742 Eugene Godecharle, composer on this day in history.
1744 Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72 on January - 15.
1752 On January - 15 tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism
1754 Riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam on this day in history.
1755 Azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1759 On January - 15 british Museum opens in Montague House, London