Historical Events In February - 15
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on this day in history.
0732 On February - 15 ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line
1043 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1145 On this day in history bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on February - 15.
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on February - 15.
1313 Peace of Angleur on this day in history.
1368 On this day in history sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 On February - 15 duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 On this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 On February - 15 henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on February - 15.
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on February - 15.
1539 On February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on February - 15.
1557 On this day in history alfonso Fontanelli, composer
1559 On this day in history hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 On February - 15 russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 On this day in history the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on this day in history.
1568 On February - 15 hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
1571 Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music) on this day in history.
1580 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on February - 15.
1597 Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on February - 15.
1600 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on this day in history.
1620 Francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist on this day in history.
1621 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1637 Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.
1637 On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1650 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on February - 15.
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on this day in history.
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.