Historical Events In December - 15
Monday, 19 April 2021
0037 On this day in history nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)
0533 Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron on this day in history.
0687 On this day in history st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0687 On this day in history 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.
1025 On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
1124 On December - 15 chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II)
1167 Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion on December - 15.
1230 On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies
1256 Hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia on December - 15.
1467 Stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia on this day in history.
1488 On December - 15 bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope
1515 Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on this day in history.
1534 On December - 15 lucas Osiander, composer
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.
1569 On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland
1574 On this day in history samuel Besler, composer
1576 On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53
1582 Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine on this day in history.
1586 On this day in history laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp
1593 On this day in history state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
1598 On December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58
1610 David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1612 Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43
1626 On this day in history adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1640 Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on December - 15.
1648 On December - 15 gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on this day in history.
1660 On December - 15 philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 On December - 15 english colonizing Connecticut
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer