Historical Events In December - 15
Saturday, 15 December 2018
0037 Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) today in history.
0533 On December - 15 byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.
0687 On December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0687 On December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon
1025 The Byzantine emperor Basil II dies December 15 at age 69 after a 49-year reign He is succeeded by his brother, who will reign until 1028 as Constantine VIII on December - 15.
1124 Today in history chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II)
1167 Today in history sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion.
1256 On December - 15 hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia.
1467 Stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia today in history.
1488 Today in history bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope
1569 On December - 15 westmoreland flees to Scotland