Historical Events In February - 15
Friday, 24 May 2019
0399 Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death on February - 15.
0590 On February - 15 khosrau II is crowned as king of Persia
0732 Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line on February - 15.
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 On February - 15 konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58
1313 On February - 15 peace of Angleur
1368 On February - 15 sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)
1386 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders on this day in history.
1483 Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 on February - 15.
1497 On February - 15 philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant
1503 On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies
1519 On this day in history pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)
1524 Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims on February - 15.
1539 Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo on this day in history.
1552 On this day in history 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 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 February - 15.
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 On this day in history anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
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