Historical Events In October - 15
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0070 Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aeneis) on this day in history.
0412 Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria on October - 15.
0533 On this day in history 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 October - 15.
0912 Abdullah ibn Muhammad, Emir of CĂłrdoba on October - 15.
1080 Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies on October - 15.
1268 On October - 15 dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies
1271 On this day in history hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies
1389 Urbanus VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies on this day in history.
1501 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1522 Emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico on October - 15.
1524 Joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45 on October - 15.
1539 On October - 15 reynier Brunt, procureur-general of Court of Holland, dies
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 October - 15.
1552 Khanate of Kazan is conquered by troops of Ivan Grozny on this day in history.
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 October - 15 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal
1654 On October - 15 prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel
1655 On October - 15 jews of Lublin are massacred
1660 On this day in history 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 On this day in history english fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona
1724 On October - 15 cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church
1756 On October - 15 saxon army surrenders to Prussia
1761 On October - 15 peter Gronland, composer