Historical Events In December - 15
Friday, 15 November 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 this day in history 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 December - 15.
1025 Basilius II, the Bulgarendoder, Byzantine emperor (976-1025), dies on this day in history.
1124 Chancellor Haimeric selects pope (Lamberto becomes Honorius II) on December - 15.
1167 On this day in history 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 On December - 15 hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia.
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 On December - 15 bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after sailing round Cape of Good Hope
1515 On December - 15 alfonso de Albuquerque, viceroy of Portuguese Indies, dies
1534 On December - 15 lucas Osiander, composer
1567 On December - 15 christoph Demantius, composer
1569 Westmoreland flees to Scotland on December - 15.
1574 On December - 15 samuel Besler, composer
1576 On December - 15 joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician, dies at 53
1582 Leidse university names Rembert Dodoens prof of botany/medicine on December - 15.
1586 On this day in history laevinus Torrentius, becomes bishop of Antwerp
1593 On December - 15 state of Holland grants patent on windmill with crankshaft
1598 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1612 Simon Marius, is 1st to observe Andromeda galaxy through a telescope on this day in history.
1621 Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43 on December - 15.
1626 Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal
1648 On this day in history gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)
1657 On December - 15 michel-Richard Delalande, composer
1660 Philippines: Andres Malongs rebels plunders Bagnotan on this day in history.
1664 English colonizing Connecticut on December - 15.
1667 Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War on this day in history.
1667 Ludwig Ernst, composer on this day in history.