Historical Events In February - 15
Monday, 25 January 2021
0399 On February - 15 philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 Khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia on February - 15.
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 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 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on February - 15.
1313 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on this day in history.
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on February - 15.
1483 On this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on this day in history.
1519 Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) on this day in history.
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 February - 15 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 February - 15.
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 this day in history.
1597 On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
1600 On this day in history jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1620 On February - 15 francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on this day in history.