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Historical Events In December - 15

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

1680  Tax revolt on Terschelling due to tax on cereal on December - 15.  

1688  Lord Delamere sides with King James II [NS 12/25] on this day in history.  

1688  On this day in history gaspar Fagel, lawyer/Neth grand pensionary (1672-88), dies at 54  

1699  On this day in history henrik A van Reede tot Drakenstein, Dutch botanist, dies at about 63  

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  J F Beck, writer on this day in history.  

1734  On December - 15 the birth of George Romney, English portrait painter  

1735  Cesare Beccaria-Bonesana, Italian lawyer on this day in history.  

1745  Battle at Kesseldorf: Prussia beats Saksen & Austria on this day in history.  

1765  Philippe-Jacques Pfeffinger, composer on this day in history.  

1778  Godert AGP baron van der Capellen, Dutch gov-gen (Dutch-Indies) on December - 15.  

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

1785  On December - 15 king George IV of England marries his mistress, Maria Fitzherbert.  

1787  Charles Cowden Clarke, English editor/Shakespearean critic on December - 15.  

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  On this day in history 1st US law school established at University of Pennsylvania  

1792  The first US life insurance policy is issued in Philadelphia on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history 1st life insurance policy issued in US (Phila)  

1792  On December - 15 joseph Martin Kraus, composer, dies at 36  

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

1794  On December - 15 revolutionary Tribunal abolished in France  

1802  Janos Bolyai, Romania, mathematician (non-Euclidean geometry) on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history august Freyer, composer  

1810  Irish magazine in US, the Shamrock, is firstpublished on December - 15.  

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

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 this day in history 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  On December - 15 joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer, dies at 44  

1817  On this day in history maria Walewska [Leszczinska], lover of emperor Napoleon I, dies  

1820  1st General pharmacopoeia in US published, Boston on this day in history.  

1821  On this day in history auguste Emmanuel Vaucorbeil, 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 December - 15.  

1574  Samuel Besler, composer was born on December - 15.  

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

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

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

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

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  Death of Alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029) on this day in history.  

1230  Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on December - 15.  

1263  On December - 15 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  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 December - 15.  

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