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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Friday, 29 April 2016

0392  On May - 15 valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21  

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

0913  On May - 15 hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

1004  Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy on May - 15.  

1157  On May - 15 yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

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

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

1482  Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies on May - 15.  

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

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

1514  Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work on May - 15.  

1525  On this day in history german boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war  

1536  Anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest on May - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69  

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

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 May - 15 birth of henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam  

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 May - 15.  

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  Pierre Dutillieu, composer was born on May - 15.  

1759  On this day in history 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 May - 15 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 May - 15 death of hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

1036  Death of Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008) on May - 15.  

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

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

1381  Death of Eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron on May - 15.  

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

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