Historical Events In February - 15
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 On this day in history khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
0732 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line on February - 15.
1043 On February - 15 gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 On this day in history bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
1145 Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on this day in history.
1152 On February - 15 konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 Peace of Angleur on this day in history.
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on February - 15.
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on this day in history.
1483 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on February - 15.
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 On February - 15 pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 On this day in history charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims
1539 On this day in history emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 On this day in history dutch coast hit by heavy storm
1557 On this day in history alfonso Fontanelli, composer
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on this day in history.
1563 On February - 15 russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 On February - 15 the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 On this day in history galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
1568 On this day in history hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
1571 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
1580 On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
1597 Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on February - 15.
1600 On February - 15 jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 Francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist on this day in history.
1621 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on February - 15.
1637 On this day in history ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor
1637 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on this day in history.
1660 On February - 15 klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72