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Historical Events Happened In January - 15

Monday, 22 December 2014

0069  On this day in history otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide.  

0069  On this day in history servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70  

0708  Sisinnius begins his reign as Pope (dies 20 days later) on January - 15.  

0936  On this day in history king Rudolph of France  

0946  Caliph al-Mustaqfi blinded/ousted on January - 15.  

1208  Peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered on this day in history.  

1345  Martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler on this day in history.  

1346  On this day in history emperor Louis IV of Bavaria gives his wife Margaretha, Holland/Zealand  

1432  Afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481) on this day in history.  

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  France signs secret treaty with German Protestants on this day in history.  

1559  On January - 15 coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I  

1559  On this day in history elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey.  

1562  3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens on this day in history.  

1567  Black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation) on January - 15.  

1582  Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to the Baltic on this day in history.  

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  On January - 15 battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army  

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  On this day in history caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48  

1705  Walraad, the Young, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nijmegen, dies on this day in history.  

1715  Georg C Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist on January - 15.  

1716  Philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence) on January - 15.  

1730  On this day in history john Malchair, composer  

1733  Joseph Lederer, composer on this day in history.  

1742  Eugene Godecharle, composer on this day in history.  

1744  Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72 on January - 15.  

1752  Tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism on January - 15.  

1754  Riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam on January - 15.  

1755  On this day in history azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83  

1759  On January - 15 british Museum opens in Montague House, London  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1432  Afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481) was born on January - 15.  

1481  Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1511) was born on January - 15.  

1507  Johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran) was born on this day in history.  

1538  Maeda Toshiie, Japanese general (d. 1599) was born on January - 15.  

1567  Black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation) was born on January - 15.  

1622  On January - 15 birth of molière, French playwright (d. 1673)  

1671  On January - 15 birth of abraham de la Pryme, English antiquarian (d. 1704)  

1674  On this day in history birth of prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (d. 1762)  

Famous Deaths In January - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  Death of Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70 on this day in history.  

0570  Death of Saint Ita, Irish nun (b. 475) on this day in history.  

0936  Death of King Rudolph of France on January - 15.  

1208  On this day in history death of peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered  

1345  Death of Martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler on January - 15.  

1481  On January - 15 death of ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1511)  

1595  Death of Murat III, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1546) on this day in history.  

1672  Death of John Cosin, English clergyman (b. 1594) on this day in history.