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Historical Events For May - 15

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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 May - 15.  

0884  Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

0884  On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies  

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

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

1157  On May - 15 yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

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

1213  On this day in history english king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury  

1248  On this day in history archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral  

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1252  Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition on May - 15.  

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

1482  On May - 15 paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies  

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

1492  Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on this day in history.  

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

1536  Anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest on this day in history.  

1565  On this day in history henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam  

1567  On May - 15 mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell  

1567  Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo) on this day in history.  

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

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  On May - 15 louis XIII appointed King of France  

1610  Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king on this day in history.  

1618  On May - 15 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  On this day in history 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria  

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  On May - 15 treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified  

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 this day in history.  

1567  Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  

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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  On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies  

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

1036  Death of Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008) on this day in history.  

1157  Death of Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on May - 15.  

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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