Historical Events In February - 15
Saturday, 19 January 2019
0399 On February - 15 philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 On February - 15 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 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1145 Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on this day in history.
1145 On this day in history lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on February - 15.
1313 On this day in history peace of Angleur
1368 On February - 15 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 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on February - 15.
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 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 Dutch coast hit by heavy storm on this day in history.
1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on this day in history.
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on February - 15.
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 On this day in history galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
1568 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
1600 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on February - 15.
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 Ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor on February - 15.
1637 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1650 On February - 15 anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
1660 On February - 15 frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.