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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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

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  On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies  

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

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

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

1482  On this day in history paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies  

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

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

1514  On this day in history jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work.  

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

1610  Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king on this day in history.  

1618  On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law  

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

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 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 this day in history.  

1720  On this day in history 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  Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1174  On this day in history nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies  

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

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