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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Thursday, 27 November 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  On this day in history marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0884  On May - 15 marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies  

0913  On May - 15 hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

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

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

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 May - 15.  

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

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

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  Anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest on May - 15.  

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

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 May - 15.  

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

1610  Louis XIII appointed King of France on May - 15.  

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

1622  On this day in history peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69  

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

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  On May - 15 treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1565  On May - 15 birth of henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam  

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

1608  On this day in history birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

1720  On May - 15 birth of maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792)  

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 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 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 May - 15 death of yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

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

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

1470  On this day in history death of charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409)