Historical Events In February - 15
Saturday, 26 September 2020
0399 On this day in history philosopher Socrates sentenced to death
0590 On February - 15 khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
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 February - 15.
1145 On February - 15 bernardo elected Pope Eugene III
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 Peace of Angleur on February - 15.
1368 On February - 15 sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 On this day in history duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 On this day in history babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30
1497 On this day in history philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 On February - 15 pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on this day in history.
1539 On February - 15 emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo
1552 On February - 15 dutch coast hit by heavy storm
1557 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on this day in history.
1559 On this day in history hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida.
1563 On this day in history 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 Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1571 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)
1580 On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
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 February - 15.
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 this day in history klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72