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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Friday, 12 February 2016

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

0756  Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on May - 15.  

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  On May - 15 henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy  

1157  Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on May - 15.  

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  On May - 15 eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  

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 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  Anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest on this day in history.  

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

1572  Louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes on May - 15.  

1591  On this day in history dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9  

1602  On May - 15 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 May - 15.  

1618  On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law  

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  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria on May - 15.  

1625  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria on this day in history.  

1648  On May - 15 treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified  

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

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

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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 May - 15.  

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

1749  On May - 15 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 May - 15 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 May - 15.  

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

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

1470  Death of Charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409) on this day in history.  

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