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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

0392  Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21 on this day in history.  

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  Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on this day in history.  

0913  On this day in history hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  

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

1157  Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on May - 15.  

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  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 this day in history eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  

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 May - 15.  

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  German boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war on May - 15.  

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

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

1610  On this day in history louis XIII appointed King of France  

1610  Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king on May - 15.  

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  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria on May - 15.  

1625  16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria on this day in history.  

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 People Born On This Day In History

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

1567  Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo) was born on May - 15.  

1608  On this day in history birth of rené Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  

1720  On this day in history birth of maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792)  

1749  On this day in history birth of levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary, statesman, politician, and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1820)  

1754  On May - 15 birth of pierre Dutillieu, composer  

1759  Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer was born on May - 15.  

1764  On May - 15 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  Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1381  On this day in history death of eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  

1470  On May - 15 death of charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409)