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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Saturday, 18 April 2015

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

0756  Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on this day in history.  

0884  On May - 15 marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

0913  Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz on May - 15.  

1004  On this day in history henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy  

1157  On May - 15 yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

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

1213  English king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury on May - 15.  

1248  Archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral on May - 15.  

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 May - 15 cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse  

1492  Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on May - 15.  

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  German boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war on this day in history.  

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

1572  On May - 15 louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes  

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

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 May - 15 henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56  

1622  Peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69 on this day in history.  

1625  On May - 15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria  

1625  On May - 15 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 May - 15.  

1648  Treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.  

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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 May - 15.  

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

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

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  Death of Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008) on this day in history.  

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

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 May - 15 death of charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409)