Historical Events For May - 15
Saturday, 03 December 2016
0392 Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21 on May - 15.
0756 Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on this day in history.
0884 Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on May - 15.
0884 On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies
0913 On this day in history hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz
1004 On this day in history henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy
1157 On this day in history 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 On May - 15 archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral
1252 On May - 15 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 Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies on May - 15.
1492 Cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on this day in history.
1492 On May - 15 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 May - 15 anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest
1565 On May - 15 henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam
1567 On May - 15 mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell
1567 On this day in history claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)
1572 Louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes on this day in history.
1591 Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9 on May - 15.
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 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 May - 15 henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56
1622 On May - 15 peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69
1625 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria on May - 15.
1625 On May - 15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria
1648 Treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.
1648 Treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on this day in history.
1648 On this day in history treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified