Historical Events In February - 15
Monday, 30 January 2023
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on this day in history.
0590 On February - 15 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 On February - 15 gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
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 this day in history.
1313 On this day in history peace of Angleur
1368 Sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37) on this day in history.
1386 On February - 15 duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
1483 On February - 15 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 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 Alfonso Fontanelli, composer on February - 15.
1559 Hurricane wrecks Spanish expedition to start a colony near what is now Pensacola, Florida on this day in history.
1563 On February - 15 russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania
1564 On February - 15 the birth of Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1564 On February - 15 galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist
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 On February - 15 cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
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 this day in history francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist
1621 On February - 15 michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand III succeeds Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor
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 February - 15.