Historical Events In January - 15
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
0069 Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide on January - 15.
0069 On this day in history servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70
0708 On this day in history sisinnius begins his reign as Pope (dies 20 days later)
0936 On January - 15 king Rudolph of France
0946 On this day in history caliph al-Mustaqfi blinded/ousted
1208 On January - 15 peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered
1345 Martin Zaccaria, Italo-Greek ruler on January - 15.
1346 On this day in history emperor Louis IV of Bavaria gives his wife Margaretha, Holland/Zealand
1432 On January - 15 afonso V "the African", king of Portugal (1438-1481)
1507 On this day in history johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran)
1535 Henry VIII declares himself head of English Church on this day in history.
1552 France signs secret treaty with German Protestants on January - 15.
1559 On January - 15 coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I
1559 Elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey on January - 15.
1562 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens on January - 15.
1567 On January - 15 black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation)
1582 Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to the Baltic on January - 15.
1582 On January - 15 russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic
1586 On January - 15 battle at Boxum Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army
1586 On January - 15 battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army
1622 The birth of Molière, French writer on this day in history.
1680 On January - 15 french explorer Sieur de la Salle builds Fort Crèvecoeur
1684 Caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48 on January - 15.
1705 On this day in history walraad, the Young, earl of Nassau-Ottweiler/gov of Nijmegen, dies
1715 On January - 15 georg C Wagenzeil, Austria (court)composer/pianist
1716 Philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence) on this day in history.
1730 John Malchair, composer on this day in history.
1733 Joseph Lederer, composer on this day in history.
1742 On January - 15 eugene Godecharle, composer
1744 Charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72 on January - 15.
1752 Tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism on January - 15.
1754 Riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam on January - 15.
1755 On January - 15 azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83
1759 On January - 15 british Museum opens in Montague House, London