Historical Events In February - 15
Tuesday, 31 March 2020
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on this day in history.
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
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 On this day in history peace of Angleur
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on February - 15.
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on February - 15.
1483 On February - 15 babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 On this day in history pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on this day in history.
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 On February - 15 hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 On February - 15 russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on February - 15.
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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1600 On February - 15 jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 On this day in history francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
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 this day in history.
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1650 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 On February - 15 klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72