Advertisements
| Birthdays | Events | Facts | Holidays | Inventions

Historical Events In December - 15

Friday, 03 July 2020

0037  Nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68) on this day 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 this day in history.  

1025  On this day in history basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

1124  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1230  On this day in history 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  Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on December - 15.  

1515  On this day in history alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies  

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer on this day in history.  

1567  On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer  

1569  Westmoreland flees to Scotland on this day in history.  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer on this day in history.  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.  

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  State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58  

1610  On December - 15 david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

1612  Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.  

1612  On this day in history simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope  

1621  On this day in history charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43  

1626  On December - 15 adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70  

1640  On this day in history duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal  

1648  On this day in history gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

1657  On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1660  On December - 15 philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan  

1664  English colonizing Connecticut on this day in history.  

1667  Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on December - 15.  

1667  On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | Next Page »

Advertisements

Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  On this day in history birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1574  On December - 15 birth of samuel Besler, composer  

1610  David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) was born on December - 15.  

1648  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) was born on this day in history.  

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer was born on this day in history.  

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer was born on this day in history.  

1720  J F Beck, writer was born on this day in history.  

Advertisements

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on December - 15.  

1072  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on December - 15.  

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on this day in history.  

1263  Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on December - 15.  

1515  Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on this day in history.  

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.  

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Popular Searches

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Is coronavirus a biological weapon?
Yes
No
Don't Know