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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Friday, 31 October 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  On this day in history marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0884  Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on May - 15.  

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

1004  Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy on this day in history.  

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

1174  On this day in history 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  On this day in history cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse  

1492  On May - 15 cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse  

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  On May - 15 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 May - 15 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 May - 15.  

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

1591  On May - 15 dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9  

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

1610  Louis XIII appointed King of France on this day in history.  

1610  On May - 15 parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king  

1618  On this day in history johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law  

1621  On this day in history 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 May - 15.  

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

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

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

1567  On May - 15 birth of claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)  

1608  On May - 15 birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

1720  Maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792) was born on May - 15.  

1749  Levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary, statesman, politician, and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1820) was born on May - 15.  

1754  On this day in history birth of pierre Dutillieu, composer  

1759  On May - 15 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 this day in history death of valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21  

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

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

1036  On May - 15 death of emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008)  

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

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

1381  On May - 15 death of eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  

1470  Death of Charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409) on May - 15.