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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

0392  On this day in history valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21  

0756  Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on May - 15.  

0884  Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0884  Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on May - 15.  

0913  On May - 15 hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

1004  Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy on this day in history.  

1157  Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on May - 15.  

1174  Nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies on May - 15.  

1213  On this day in history english king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury  

1248  On May - 15 archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral  

1252  Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition on May - 15.  

1381  Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron on May - 15.  

1482  On May - 15 paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies  

1492  On this day in history cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse  

1492  Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on May - 15.  

1514  On May - 15 jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work.  

1525  German boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war on May - 15.  

1536  On this day in history anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest  

1565  On May - 15 henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam  

1567  On this day in history mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell  

1567  On May - 15 claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)  

1572  Louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes on this day in history.  

1591  Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9 on this day in history.  

1602  Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on May - 15.  

1610  On May - 15 louis XIII appointed King of France  

1610  Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king on this day in history.  

1618  On May - 15 johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law  

1621  On this day in history henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56  

1622  On this day in history peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69  

1625  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria on May - 15.  

1625  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria on May - 15.  

1648  On this day in history treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified  

1648  Treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.  

1648  Treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1565  On May - 15 birth of henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam  

1567  On May - 15 birth of claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)  

1608  On this day in history birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

1720  Maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792) was born on May - 15.  

1749  Levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary, statesman, politician, and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1820) was born on May - 15.  

1754  Pierre Dutillieu, composer was born on May - 15.  

1759  Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer was born on this day in history.  

1764  Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer was born on May - 15.  

Famous Deaths In May - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0392  On this day in history death of valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21  

0884  Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on May - 15.  

0913  On May - 15 death of hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

1036  Death of Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008) on this day in history.  

1157  On May - 15 death of yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

1174  On this day in history nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies  

1381  On this day in history death of eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  

1470  Death of Charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409) on May - 15.  

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