Historical Events In October - 15
Friday, 15 November 2019
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 October - 15.
0892 Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies on this day in history.
0898 On this day in history lambert, Holy Roman Emperor
0912 Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of CĂłrdoba on this day in history.
1080 On October - 15 rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies
1268 Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies on October - 15.
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 Antoon Keldermans, Flem builder (Middelburg town hall), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1520 On this day in history king Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall
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 this day in history.
1542 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on October - 15.
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 On this day in history commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris
1582 On this day in history many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days
1595 On this day in history abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch E indies poet, dies at 48
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 October - 15 paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal
1654 Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel on this day in history.
1655 On October - 15 jews of Lublin are massacred
1660 Asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam on this day in history.
1674 On this day in history robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)
1682 On October - 15 john Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56
1705 On October - 15 english fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona
1724 On this day in history cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church
1756 Saxon army surrenders to Prussia on this day in history.
1761 On this day in history peter Gronland, composer