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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Thursday, 24 April 2014

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 this day in history.  

0884  On this day in history marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0884  Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on this day in history.  

0913  On this day in history hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

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

1157  On this day in history yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

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

1213  English king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1248  Archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral on this day in history.  

1252  On this day in history pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.  

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

1482  Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies on this day in history.  

1492  Cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1525  German boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war on this day in history.  

1536  Anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest on this day in history.  

1565  Henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam on this day in history.  

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

1567  On this day in history claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)  

1572  On this day in history louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes  

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

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

1618  Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law on this day in history.  

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

1622  Peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69 on this day in history.  

1625  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria on this day in history.  

1625  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria on this day in history.  

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

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

1648  Treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1565  On this day in history birth of henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam  

1567  Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1749  On this day in history birth of levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary, statesman, politician, and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1820)  

1754  Pierre Dutillieu, composer was born on this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history birth of maria Theresia von Paradis, composer  

1764  On this day in history birth of johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer  

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  On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies  

0913  Death of Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz on this day in history.  

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

1157  Death of Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.