On This Day in History for September 15

Events in History

  • 608 St Boniface IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 668 Eastern Roman Emperor Constans II is assassinated in his bath at Syracuse, Italy.
  • 921 Saint Ludmila is murdered at the command of her daughter-in-law at Tetin
  • 1514 Thomas Wolsey appointed English Archbishop of York
  • 1556 Charles V and Maria of Hungary return to Spain and retired to the Monastery of Yuste in Extremadura
  • 1584 San Lorenzo del Escorial Palace in Madrid finished
  • 1590 Giambattista Catagna elected as Pope Urban VII
  • 1600 Battle of Sekigahara, rise of the Tokugawa shogunate in Japan
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Weddings in History

  • 1794 4th US President James Madison (43) weds Dolley Madison (26) in Jefferson County, West Virginia

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