Historical Events In December - 15
Thursday, 24 January 2019
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 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 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 this day in history.
1025 On December - 15 basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies
1124 On December - 15 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 Ottokar I, king of Bohemia (1197-1230), dies on December - 15.
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 On December - 15 stephen III of Moldavia defeats Matthias Corvinus of Hungary, with the latter being injured thrice, at the Battle of Baia.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on December - 15.
1515 Alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies on this day in history.
1534 On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on this day in history.
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on this day in history.
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53
1582 On this day in history leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine
1586 Laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp on December - 15.
1593 State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on this day in history.
1598 On December - 15 philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58
1610 On this day in history david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)
1612 Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.
1612 Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.
1621 Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1626 Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1640 On December - 15 duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal
1648 On this day in history gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer on this day in history.
1660 On December - 15 philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
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