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Historical Events In December - 15

Thursday, 24 September 2020

0037  On December - 15 nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)  

0533  On December - 15 byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.  

0687  St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1025  On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies  

1124  On December - 15 chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II)  

1167  On December - 15 sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion.  

1230  On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies  

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  On this day in history stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia.  

1488  Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.  

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

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer on this day in history.  

1567  Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.  

1569  Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.  

1574  On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer  

1576  On this day in history joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

1582  On December - 15 leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine  

1586  Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on December - 15.  

1593  On December - 15 state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft  

1598  Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.  

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  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on December - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1657  Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on December - 15.  

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

1664  English colonizing Connecticut on December - 15.  

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

1667  On December - 15 ludwig Ernst, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  On December - 15 birth of lucas Osiander, composer  

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

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1657  On this day in history birth of michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1667  On this day in history birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

1720  J F Beck, writer was born on December - 15.  

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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  On December - 15 death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)  

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

1263  On this day in history death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

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

1576  Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

1621  On December - 15 charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43  

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