Historical Events In December - 15
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0037 On December - 15 nero Claudius Augustus Germanicus, 5th emperor of Rome (54-68)
0533 On this day in history 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 St Sergius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Conon on this day in history.
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 December - 15.
1124 On December - 15 chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II)
1167 Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion on December - 15.
1230 On December - 15 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 this day in history.
1488 Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope on this day in history.
1515 On this day in history alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies
1534 On this day in history lucas Osiander, composer
1567 Christoph Demantius, composer on December - 15.
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.
1574 Samuel Besler, composer on this day in history.
1576 On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53
1582 Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine on this day in history.
1586 On this day in history laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp
1593 State of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft on this day in history.
1598 Philip van Marnix, Flemish ruler of St Aldegonde/poet, dies at 58 on December - 15.
1610 On December - 15 david Teniers II, Flemish courtpainter (Theatrum Pictorium)
1612 Simon Marius, is first to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on December - 15.
1612 On this day in history simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope
1621 On December - 15 charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43
1626 On December - 15 adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
1640 Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal on this day in history.
1648 Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations) on December - 15.
1657 On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 On this day in history philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan
1664 On this day in history english colonizing Connecticut
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on this day in history.
1667 Ludwig Ernst, composer on this day in history.