Historical Events In October - 15
Sunday, 18 November 2018
0070 On October - 15 publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aeneis)
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 On this day in history al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
0898 On October - 15 lambert, Holy Roman Emperor
0912 Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of Córdoba on this day in history.
1080 On this day in history rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies
1268 On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies
1271 Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies on this day in history.
1389 On October - 15 urbanus VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies
1501 English crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Aragon on this day in history.
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 Emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico on this day in history.
1524 Joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45 on this day in history.
1539 Reynier Brunt, procureur-general of Court of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1542 On October - 15 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
1550 On this day in history henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange
1552 On October - 15 khanate of Kazan is conquered by troops of Ivan Grozny.
1581 Commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris on October - 15.
1582 On this day in history many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days
1595 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch E indies poet, dies at 48 on October - 15.
1598 On October - 15 spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine
1605 On this day in history abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, Mogol keizer of India (1556-1605), dies at 63
1641 Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal on October - 15.
1654 Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel on October - 15.
1655 Jews of Lublin are massacred on October - 15.
1660 On this day in history asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam
1674 Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) on this day in history.
1682 John Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56 on October - 15.
1705 On October - 15 english fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona
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 October - 15.