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 This day in History - May 15
459 Historic Events for May 15
392

Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21

Death
756

Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain

Event
884

Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
884

Marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies

Death
1004

Henry II the Saint crowned king of Italy

Event
1174

Nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies

Death
1213

English king John names Stephen Langton Archbishop of Canterbury

Event
1248

Archbishop Konrad v Hochstaden lays cornerstone for K”ln cathedral

Event
1470

Charles VIII, Knutsson Bonde, king of Sweden (14??-70), dies

Death
1482

Paolo Toscanelli, Italian physician and mapmaker, dies

Death
1492

Cheese and Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kills 232 Alkmaarse

Event
1525

German boer army surrounded/slaughters 5,000; ends Boer war

Event
1536

Anna Boleyn and Lord Rochford accused of adultery/incest

Event
1565

Henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam

Birth
1567

Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)

Birth
1567

Mary, Queen of Scots marries James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell

Event
1572

Louis van Nassau and huguenots occupy Valenciennes

Event
1591

Dimitri Ivanovitch, Russian son of czar Ivan IV, murdered at 9

Death
1602

Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold

Event
1610

Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king

Event
1618

Johannes Kepler discovers harmonics law

Event
1621

Henrick de Keyser, Amsterdam's master builder, dies at 56

Death
1622

Peter Plancius, Flemish vicar/cartographer, dies at about 69

Death
1625

16 rebellious farmers hanged in V”cklamarkt Upper-Austria

Event
1648

Treaty of Munster: Spain and Netherlands ratified

Event