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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.  

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

1608  René Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  

1720  On this day in history birth of maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792)  

1749  Levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary, statesman, politician, and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1820) was born on this day in history.  

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

1759  On May - 15 birth of maria Theresia von Paradis, composer  

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

Famous Deaths In May - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0392  Death of Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21 on this day in history.  

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

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

1036  Death of Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008) on May - 15.  

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

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

1381  On May - 15 death of eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  

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