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 This day in History - February 15
486 Historic Events for February 15
37

Claudius Drusus Germanicus Caesar Nero, emperor of Rome (54-68)

Birth
399

Philosopher Socrates sentenced to death

Event
732

Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher disputes founder of Northern Ch'an line

Event
1043

Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52

Death
1145

Bernardo elected Pope Eugene III

Event
1145

Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies

Death
1152

Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58

Death
1313

Peace of Angleur

Event
1368

Sigismund, NĀrnberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)

Birth
1386

Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders

Event
1400

Richard II, British King (1377-99), murdered at Pontefract Castle

Death
1483

Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30

Birth
1497

Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant

Birth
1503

Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies

Death
1519

Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)

Birth
1524

Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims

Birth
1539

Emperor Charles receives Cardinal Pole in Toledo

Event
1552

Dutch coast hit by heavy storm

Event
1557

Alfonso Fontanelli, composer

Birth
1563

Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania

Event
1564

Galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist

Birth
1568

Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36

Death
1571

Michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)

Birth
1580

Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies

Death
1597

Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66

Death