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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

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

0756  On May - 15 abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain  

0884  On May - 15 marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

0913  Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz on May - 15.  

1004  Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy on May - 15.  

1157  On May - 15 yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

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

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 May - 15.  

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

1381  Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1567  Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo) on May - 15.  

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 May - 15.  

1602  Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on this day in history.  

1610  Louis XIII appointed King of France on this day in history.  

1610  Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king on May - 15.  

1618  On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law  

1621  Henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56 on May - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In May - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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

1608  René Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642) was born on May - 15.  

1720  Maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 May - 15 death of valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21  

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

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

1036  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008)  

1157  Death of Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on May - 15.  

1174  On May - 15 nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies  

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

1470  On May - 15 death of charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409)