Historical Events In October - 15
Friday, 19 July 2019
0070 Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aeneis) on this day in history.
0412 Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
0533 Byzantine general Belisarius makes his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals on this day in history.
0892 Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.
0898 Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.
0912 On this day in history abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba
1080 On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies
1268 Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on this day in history.
1271 On October - 15 hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies
1389 On October - 15 urbanus VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies
1501 On October - 15 english crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Aragon
1512 On October - 15 antoon Keldermans, Flem builder (Middelburg town hall), dies at 72
1520 On this day in history king Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall
1522 On October - 15 emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico
1524 On October - 15 joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45
1539 On this day in history reynier Brunt, procureur-general of Court of Holland, dies
1542 On this day in history djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
1550 On October - 15 henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange
1552 Khanate of Kazan is conquered by troops of Ivan Grozny on October - 15.
1581 Commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris on October - 15.
1582 Many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days on October - 15.
1595 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch E indies poet, dies at 48 on October - 15.
1598 Spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine on October - 15.
1605 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, Mogol keizer of India (1556-1605), dies at 63 on October - 15.
1641 Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel
1655 Jews of Lublin are massacred on October - 15.
1660 Asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam on October - 15.
1674 Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) on this day in history.
1682 John Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1705 English fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona on October - 15.
1724 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on this day in history.
1756 Saxon army surrenders to Prussia on this day in history.
1761 On this day in history peter Gronland, composer