Historical Events Happened In May - 15
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
0392 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
0884 Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies on May - 15.
0913 On May - 15 hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz
1004 Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy on this day in history.
1157 Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on May - 15.
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 May - 15 archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral
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 May - 15.
1482 On May - 15 paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies
1492 On this day in history cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse
1492 Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on May - 15.
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 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 May - 15 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 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 this day in history.
1602 Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold on May - 15.
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 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 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 May - 15.