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Historical Events In December - 15

Friday, 30 September 2022

0037  On December - 15 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 December - 15.  

0687  St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope on December - 15.  

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.  

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

1124  Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on December - 15.  

1167  On this day in history sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1488  On this day in history bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope  

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 December - 15 christoph Demantius, composer  

1569  On this day in history westmoreland flees to Scotland  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer on this day in history.  

1576  On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

1582  Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine on December - 15.  

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

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 December - 15.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

1660  Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on December - 15.  

1664  English colonizing Connecticut on December - 15.  

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

1667  Ludwig Ernst, composer on this day in history.  

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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  On December - 15 birth of samuel Besler, composer  

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

1648  Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) was born on December - 15.  

1657  On December - 15 birth of michel-Richard Delalande, composer  

1667  On December - 15 birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

1720  On December - 15 birth of j F Beck, writer  

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

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

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  On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53  

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

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

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