Historical Events In February - 15
Monday, 11 December 2023
0399 On this day in history philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 On this day in history khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
0732 On this day in history 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 February - 15.
1145 Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III on February - 15.
1145 On February - 15 lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
1152 On this day in history konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 On this day in history peace of Angleur
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on February - 15.
1386 On February - 15 duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on February - 15.
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on February - 15.
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on this day in history.
1524 On February - 15 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 On February - 15 hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania on February - 15.
1564 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on this day in history.
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on this day in history.
1568 On this day in history 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 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on February - 15.
1597 On February - 15 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
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 February - 15.
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 February - 15 frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on this day in history.