Historical Events For May - 15
Monday, 23 October 2017
0392 Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21 on this day in history.
0756 Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on May - 15.
0884 Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 15.
0884 Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on May - 15.
0913 Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz on this day in history.
1004 Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy on this day in history.
1157 On May - 15 yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince
1174 On this day in history nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies
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 this day in history.
1381 Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron on this day in history.
1482 Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies on this day in history.
1492 On May - 15 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 this day in history.
1536 On May - 15 anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest
1565 On May - 15 henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam
1567 On May - 15 mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell
1567 Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo) on May - 15.
1572 On May - 15 louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes
1591 On this day in history dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9
1602 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
1610 Louis XIII appointed King of France on this day in history.
1610 On May - 15 parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king
1618 On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
1621 On May - 15 henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56
1622 Peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69 on May - 15.
1625 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria on May - 15.
1625 On this day in history 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria
1648 Treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.
1648 On May - 15 treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified
1648 On May - 15 treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified