Historical Events In October - 15
Friday, 31 March 2023
0070 Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aeneis) on this day in history.
0412 Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.
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 Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on October - 15.
1080 Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on this day in history.
1268 Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on this day in history.
1271 Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on October - 15.
1389 Urbanus VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies on October - 15.
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 King Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall on October - 15.
1522 On this day in history emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico
1524 Joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45 on October - 15.
1539 Reynier Brunt, procureur-general of Court of Holland, dies on October - 15.
1542 On October - 15 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
1550 Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange on October - 15.
1552 Khanate of Kazan is conquered by troops of Ivan Grozny on October - 15.
1581 On October - 15 commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris
1582 Many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1641 Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal on October - 15.
1654 Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel on this day in history.
1655 On this day in history jews of Lublin are massacred
1660 On October - 15 asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam
1674 On October - 15 robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)
1682 John Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1705 English fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona on this day in history.
1724 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on October - 15.
1756 On this day in history saxon army surrenders to Prussia
1761 Peter Gronland, composer on this day in history.
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