Historical Events For May - 15
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
0392 On May - 15 valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21
0756 Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on May - 15.
0884 Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0884 On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies
0913 On May - 15 hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz
1004 On May - 15 henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy
1157 Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on this day in history.
1174 On May - 15 nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies
1213 On May - 15 english king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury
1248 On this day in history archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral
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 Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron on May - 15.
1482 On this day in history paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies
1492 Cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1591 On May - 15 dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9
1602 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on May - 15.
1610 Louis XIII appointed King of France on May - 15.
1610 On May - 15 parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king
1618 On May - 15 johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
1621 Henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56 on May - 15.
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 On this day in history treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified
1648 Treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.
1648 Treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.