Historical Events In October - 15
Monday, 20 January 2020
0070 Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aeneis) on October - 15.
0412 Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
0533 On October - 15 byzantine general Belisarius makes his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals.
0892 On this day in history al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
0898 Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on this day in history.
0912 Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of CĂłrdoba on October - 15.
1080 Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.
1268 On this day in history 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 On October - 15 english crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Aragon
1512 On this day in history 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 Emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico on October - 15.
1524 On October - 15 joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45
1539 On October - 15 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 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 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 October - 15.
1641 On this day in history paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal
1654 Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel on this day in history.
1655 Jews of Lublin are massacred on this day in history.
1660 On this day in history asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam
1674 On October - 15 robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)
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 On this day in history saxon army surrenders to Prussia
1761 On this day in history peter Gronland, composer