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 This day in History - March 15
406 Historic Events for March 15
76

Hadrian, Roman Emperor (builder of Hadrian's Wall)

Birth
493

Theodorik the Great beats Odoaker of Italy

Event
493

Odiaker, German army leader/King of Italy (476-93), dies

Death
752

Zachary, Greek/Italian Pope (741-52), dies [or Mar 22]

Death
933

Battle at Riade: German King Henry I beats Magyaren

Event
963

Romanus II, Byzantine emperor (959-63), dies at 25

Death
1034

Mieszko II, King of Poland (1025-34), dies

Death
1360

France invasion army lands on English south coast, conquers Winchel

Event
1382

Conservative "Popolo Grasso" regain power in Florence Italy

Event
1391

Jew hating Monk in Seville Spain stirs up people to attack Jews

Event
1493

Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after 1st new world voyage

Event
1493

Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France

Birth
1560

Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France

Event
1562

General Fran‡ois de Guise enters Paris

Event
1580

Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange

Event
1666

Georg Baehr, German master builder (Frauenkirche, Dresden)

Birth
1672

King Charles II enacts Declaration of Indulgence

Event
1673

Salvatore Rosa, Italian painter (Baroque)/poet/music/actor, dies at 57

Death
1678

Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop

Birth
1713

Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, astronomer who mapped the So Hemisphere

Birth
1723

Johann C Gnther, writer, dies at 27

Death
1729

Sister St Stanislas Hachard, 1st US nun, takes her vows, N Orleans

Event
1731

Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician, dies at 75

Death
1733

Johann Zoffany, German painter, baptized

Birth
1744

French King Louis XV declares war on England

Event