1534 Lucas Osiander, composer was born on December - 15.
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 Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) was born on December - 15.
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.
1025 Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.
1072 On this day in history death of alp Arslan, Turkish sultan in Persia (b. 1029)
1230 On December - 15 ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies
1263 Death of King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204) on December - 15.
1515 Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on December - 15.
1576 On this day in history joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53
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 this day in history.