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Historical Events In December - 15

Friday, 21 January 2022

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 December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon  

1025  On December - 15 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  

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

1124  Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on this day in history.  

1167  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1467  Stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia on December - 15.  

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  On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer  

1569  On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland  

1574  On this day in history samuel Besler, composer  

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

1582  On this day in history leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine  

1586  Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on this day in history.  

1593  State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on December - 15.  

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

1610  On this day in history 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  Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.  

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

1626  Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

1640  Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on December - 15.  

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

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

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

1664  On this day in history english colonizing Connecticut  

1667  On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War  

1667  On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer  

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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  On December - 15 birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

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

1610  On this day in history birth of david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)  

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 December - 15.  

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

Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1025  Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1515  On December - 15 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 December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58  

1621  Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on December - 15.  

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