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 This day in History - October 15
378 Historic Events for October 15
70

Publius Vergilius Maro, Roman leader/poet (Bucolica, Aene‹s)

Birth
892

Al-Mutamid, kalief of Abbasiden, dies

Death
1080

Rudolf von Schwaben, German anti-King, dies

Death
1268

Dirk II, mister of Valkenburg, dies

Death
1271

Hostiensis, [Henricus the Segusia], cardinal/bishop of Ostia, dies

Death
1389

Urbanus VI, [Bartolomeo Prignano], Italian pope (1378-89), dies

Death
1501

English crown prince Arthur marries Catharina of Arag¢n

Event
1512

Antoon Keldermans, Flem builder (Middelburg town hall), dies at 72

Death
1520

King Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall

Event
1522

Emperor Karel I names Hern n Cort‚s governor of Mexico

Event
1524

Joachim Patinir, Flemish landscape painter, dies at about 45

Death
1539

Reynier Brunt, procureur-general of Court of Holland, dies

Death
1542

Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)

Birth
1550

Henry, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg/brother of William of Orange

Birth
1581

Commissioned by Catherine De Medici, the 1st ballet "Ballet Comique de la Reine," is staged in Paris

Event
1582

Many Catholic countries switch to Gregorian calendar, skip 10 days

Event
1595

Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch E indies poet, dies at 48

Death
1598

Spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine

Event
1605

Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, Mogol keizer of India (1556-1605), dies at 63

Death
1641

Paul de Chomedy de Maisonneuve claims Montreal

Event
1654

Prince Willem III appointed viceroy of Overijssel

Event
1655

Jews of Lublin are massacred

Event
1660

Asser Levy granted butchers license (kosher meat) in New Amsterdam

Event
1674

Robert Herrick, Mass, British poet (Together)

Birth
1682

John Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56

Death