Historical Events In October - 15
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
0070 Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aeneis) on October - 15.
0412 On this day in history theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria
0533 On this day in history byzantine general Belisarius makes his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals.
0892 On October - 15 al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies
0898 Lambert, Holy Roman Emperor on October - 15.
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 October - 15.
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 October - 15.
1501 On this day in history english crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Aragon
1512 On October - 15 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 this day in history joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45
1539 On October - 15 reynier Brunt, procureur-general of Court of Holland, dies
1542 On October - 15 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
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 October - 15.
1581 Commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris on October - 15.
1582 On October - 15 many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days
1595 On October - 15 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 On October - 15 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 On this day in history prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel
1655 On October - 15 jews of Lublin are massacred
1660 Asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam on October - 15.
1674 On October - 15 robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)
1682 On this day in history john Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56
1705 On this day in history english fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona
1724 Cornelis Steenoven is 1st archbishop of Old-Catholic church on October - 15.
1756 On October - 15 saxon army surrenders to Prussia
1761 On this day in history peter Gronland, composer