Historical Events In January - 15
Friday, 21 February 2020
0069 Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but only rules for three months before committing suicide on this day in history.
0069 Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), lynched at 70 on this day in history.
0708 On January - 15 sisinnius begins his reign as Pope (dies 20 days later)
0936 King Rudolph of France on this day in history.
0946 On January - 15 caliph al-Mustaqfi blinded/ousted
1208 On this day in history 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 Johann Oporinus [Herbster], Swiss book publisher (Koran) on this day in history.
1535 On January - 15 henry VIII declares himself head of English Church
1552 France signs secret treaty with German Protestants on this day in history.
1559 Coronation of British Queen Elizabeth I on January - 15.
1559 Elizabeth the First is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
1562 On January - 15 3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens
1567 Black Box, [Catherine Quinol], Guadeloupe, vocalist (Love Sensation) on this day in history.
1582 On January - 15 russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to the Baltic
1582 Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic on January - 15.
1586 On this day in history battle at Boxum Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army
1586 Battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army on this day in history.
1622 The birth of Molière, French writer on January - 15.
1680 On January - 15 french explorer Sieur de la Salle builds Fort Crèvecoeur
1684 On January - 15 caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48
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 On January - 15 philip Livingston, American businessman and politician (signed Declaration of Independence)
1730 On January - 15 john Malchair, composer
1733 On January - 15 joseph Lederer, composer
1742 On January - 15 eugene Godecharle, composer
1744 On this day in history charles-Hubert Gervais, composer, dies at 72
1752 Tobias Smollett publishes pamphlet accusing Fielding of plagiarism on January - 15.
1754 On January - 15 riot at burial of doelist Daniel Raap in Amsterdam
1755 On January - 15 azzolino Bernardino Della Ciaia, composer, dies at 83
1759 On January - 15 british Museum opens in Montague House, London