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Every day in our life is the part of our history. Some history days are good days which we should remember specially when we feels down on the other hand some days are so bad which makes us learnt something. So in this section we are going to remember or recall the days on which any incidents occured which we should remember.

What happened on May 15


1097 - The Siege of Nicaea begins during the First Crusade.
1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured and forced to sign the Mise of Lewes, making Simon de Montfort the effective ruler of England.
1509 - Battle of Agnadello: In northern Italy, French forces defeat the Republic of Venice.
1607 - Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony.
1608 - The Protestant Union, a coalition of Protestant German states, is founded to defend the rights, land and safety of each member against the Catholic Church and Catholic German states.

1316 - Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (Death 1378)
1553 - Margaret of Valois (Death 1615)
1574 - Francesco Rasi, Italian singer-songwriter, theorbo player, and poet (Death 1621)
1592 - Alice Barnham, wife of statesman Francis Bacon (Death 1650)
1630 - Katakura Kagenaga, Japanese samurai (Death 1681)

649 - Pope Theodore I
934 - Zhu Hongzhao, Chinese general and governor
964 - Pope John XII (Birth 927)
1080 - William Walcher, Bishop of Durham
1219 - William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, English soldier and politician (Birth 1147)
Last Updated: May 14, 2021


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