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Historical Events Happened In May - 15

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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 May - 15.  

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  Hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz on May - 15.  

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 May - 15.  

1213  On May - 15 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  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  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  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 this day in history mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell  

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

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

1591  On this day in history 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  Louis XIII appointed King of France on this day in history.  

1610  On this day in history parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king  

1618  Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law on May - 15.  

1621  Henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56 on May - 15.  

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  On this day in history treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified  

1648  Treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on May - 15.  

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 May - 15.  

1567  On May - 15 birth of claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)  

1608  On May - 15 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  Levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary, statesman, politician, and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1820) was born on this day in history.  

1754  Pierre Dutillieu, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 May - 15.  

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 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  On May - 15 death of eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  

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