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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Thursday, 02 April 2015

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

0756  On May - 15 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 this day in history.  

0913  On May - 15 hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

1004  On this day in history henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy  

1157  On May - 15 yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

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

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

1248  Archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral on this day in history.  

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

1482  Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies on this day in history.  

1492  On this day in history cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse  

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

1514  Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work on this day in history.  

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

1572  On this day in history louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes  

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 this day in history.  

1610  Louis XIII appointed King of France on May - 15.  

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 May - 15.  

1625  On May - 15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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  Death of Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21 on this day in history.  

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

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  On May - 15 death of yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  

1174  On May - 15 nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies  

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

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