Historical Events In December - 15
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0037 On December - 15 nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)
0533 On December - 15 byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron.
0687 On December - 15 st Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0687 On this day in history 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 Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.
1124 On this day in history chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II)
1167 On December - 15 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 December - 15.
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 On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies
1534 On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer
1567 On this day in history christoph Demantius, composer
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on this day in history.
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53 on December - 15.
1582 Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine on December - 15.
1586 Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on December - 15.
1593 On December - 15 state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
1598 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.
1610 David Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium) on December - 15.
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
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 this day in history.
1648 On December - 15 gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on December - 15.
1660 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on December - 15.
1664 English colonizing Connecticut on this day in history.
1667 On December - 15 brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War
1667 On this day in history ludwig Ernst, composer