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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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

0756  On this day in history abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain  

0884  Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy  

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

1174  Nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1492  On this day in history cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse  

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

1567  Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history louis XIII appointed King of France  

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  Henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria  

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

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

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

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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  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  Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1157  On this day in history death of yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

1174  Nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies on this day in history.  

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.