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Historical Events In December - 15

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1675  On December - 15 john Vermeer, Dutch painter (Love Letter), dies at 43  

1680  Tax revolt on Terschelling due to tax on cereal on this day in history.  

1688  Lord Delamere sides with King James II [NS 12/25] on December - 15.  

1688  Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/Neth grand pensionary (1672-88), dies at 54 on December - 15.  

1699  Henrik A van Reede tot Drakenstein, Dutch botanist, dies at about 63 on this day in history.  

1712  On December - 15 sidney 1st earl of Godolphine, English minister of Finance, dies at 67  

1715  On this day in history george Hickes, English linguist (Old German Philology), dies at 73  

1720  On this day in history j F Beck, writer  

1734  On this day in history the birth of George Romney, English portrait painter  

1735  On December - 15 cesare Beccaria-Bonesana, Italian lawyer  

1745  Battle at Kesseldorf: Prussia beats Saksen & Austria on December - 15.  

1765  On this day in history philippe-Jacques Pfeffinger, composer  

1778  On December - 15 godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies)  

1779  Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer, dies at 62 on December - 15.  

1785  King George IV of England marries his mistress, Maria Fitzherbert on this day in history.  

1787  On December - 15 charles Cowden Clarke, English editor/Shakespearean critic  

1791  On December - 15 the Bill of Rights (the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution) becomes law, following ratification by the state of Virginia.  

1791  1st US law school established at University of Pennsylvania on December - 15.  

1792  On December - 15 the first US life insurance policy is issued in Philadelphia  

1792  1st life insurance policy issued in US (Phila) on December - 15.  

1792  Joseph Martin Kraus, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1793  Henry Charles Carey, Phila, economist (Principles of Poli Economy) on December - 15.  

1794  On this day in history revolutionary Tribunal abolished in France  

1802  On December - 15 janos Bolyai, Romania, mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry)  

1803  On December - 15 august Freyer, composer  

1810  Irish magazine in US, the Shamrock, is firstpublished on this day in history.  

1810  1st Irish magazine in US, Shamrock, is published on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history isidor Dannstrom, composer  

1815  Rossini gets assignment for Il barbiere di Siviglia on this day in history.  

1816  On December - 15 charles Stanhope, a British earl, invented two early mechanical calculators, as well as a printing press, a microscope lens, and various other scientific devices.  

1816  Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1817  On December - 15 maria Walewska [Leszczinska], lover of emperor Napoleon I, dies  

1820  On December - 15 1st General pharmacopoeia in US published, Boston  

1821  Auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1534  Lucas Osiander, composer was born on December - 15.  

1567  On December - 15 birth of christoph Demantius, composer  

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 December - 15 birth of gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)  

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

1667  On December - 15 birth of ludwig Ernst, composer  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1072  On this day in history death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)  

1230  On this day in history ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies  

1263  On December - 15 death of king Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)  

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

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

1598  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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