Historical Events Happened In May - 15
Sunday, 21 September 2014
0392 Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21 on May - 15.
0756 Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on this day in history.
0884 Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 15.
0884 On May - 15 marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies
0913 Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz on this day in history.
1004 On May - 15 henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy
1157 On this day in history yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince
1174 On May - 15 nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies
1213 English king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury on May - 15.
1248 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1381 Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron on this day in history.
1482 On this day in history paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies
1492 On May - 15 cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse
1492 On this day in history cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse
1514 Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work on May - 15.
1525 On May - 15 german boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war
1536 On this day in history anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest
1565 Henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam on May - 15.
1567 Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell on May - 15.
1567 On May - 15 claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)
1572 Louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes on May - 15.
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 May - 15.
1618 Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law on this day in history.
1621 Henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1622 On May - 15 peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69
1625 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria on May - 15.
1625 On May - 15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria
1648 Treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.
1648 Treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.
1648 Treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on this day in history.