Historical Events In February - 15
Sunday, 28 May 2023
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on this day in history.
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 On this day in history gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
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 On February - 15 konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 On February - 15 peace of Angleur
1368 On this day in history sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
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 Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant on this day in history.
1503 On this day in history 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 February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
1563 On February - 15 russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 The birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer on this day in history.
1564 Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist on February - 15.
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 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.
1597 Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on this day in history.
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 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 February - 15.
1650 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) on February - 15.
1660 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans on February - 15.
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on this day in history.
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