Historical Events In May - 15
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
0392 On May - 15 valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21
0756 Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain on this day in history.
0884 Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0884 On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies
0913 On May - 15 hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz
1004 On May - 15 henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy
1157 Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on May - 15.
1174 Nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies on this day in history.
1213 English king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1248 Archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for Koln cathedral on this day in history.
1252 On this day in history pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.
1381 On May - 15 eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron
1482 Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician & mapmaker, dies on this day in history.
1492 Cheese & Bread rebellion German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse on this day in history.
1492 On May - 15 cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse
1514 Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen's Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work on May - 15.
1525 German boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war on May - 15.
1536 On May - 15 anna Boleyn & Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest
1565 On May - 15 henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam
1567 On May - 15 mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell
1567 On May - 15 claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)
1572 Louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes on this day in history.
1591 Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9 on this day in history.
1602 On this day in history cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold
1610 On May - 15 louis XIII appointed King of France
1610 Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king on this day in history.
1618 On May - 15 johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law
1621 On this day in history henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56
1622 Peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69 on May - 15.
1625 On this day in history 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vöcklamarkt Upper-Austria
1625 On May - 15 16 rebellious farmers hanged in Vocklamarkt Upper-Austria
1648 On May - 15 treaty of Münster Spain & Netherlands ratified
1648 Treaty of Munster: Spain & Netherlands ratified on this day in history.
1648 On this day in history treaty of Münster: Spain & Netherlands ratified
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