Historical Events In October - 15
Thursday, 21 March 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 On this day in history byzantine general Belisarius makes his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals.
0892 Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on October - 15.
0898 Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.
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 Urbanus VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies on October - 15.
1501 English crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Aragon on October - 15.
1512 Antoon Keldermans, Flem builder (Middelburg town hall), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1520 King Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall on October - 15.
1522 On October - 15 emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico
1524 On this day in history joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45
1539 Reynier Brunt, procureur-general of Court of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1542 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.
1550 Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1598 On October - 15 spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine
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 October - 15.
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 Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together) on October - 15.
1682 On October - 15 john Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56
1705 English fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona on October - 15.
1724 On October - 15 cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church
1756 Saxon army surrenders to Prussia on October - 15.
1761 On this day in history peter Gronland, composer