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What Happened In History Year 1615

Historical Events for the Year 1615

  • 21st April » The Wignacourt Aqueduct is inaugurated in History of Malta under the Order of Saint John or Malta.
  • 2nd June » The first R√©collet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France.
  • 4th June » Siege of Osaka: Forces under Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan.

Famous Birthdays in 1615

  • 14th January » John Biddle (Unitarian) called John Biddle, English theologian (d. 1662)
  • 25th January » Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (d. 1660)
  • 30th January » Thomas Rolfe, American son of Pocahontas (d. 1675)
  • 13th March » Pope Innocent XII (d. 1700)
  • 16th September » Heinrich Bach, German organist and composer (d. 1692)
  • 5th November » Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1648)
  • 12th November » Richard Baxter, English clergyman, poet, and theologian (d. 1691)
  • 24th November » Philip William, Elector Palatine, German son of Magdalene of Bavaria (d. 1690)

Famous Deaths in History for 1615

  • 31st January » Claudio Acquaviva, Italian priest, 5th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1543)
  • 4th February » Giambattista della Porta, Italian polymath and playwright (b. 1535)
  • 4th February » Dom Justo Takayama, Japanese daimyo (b. 1552)
  • 4th March » Hans von Aachen, German painter (b. 1552)
  • 4th May » Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561)
  • 3rd June » Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
  • 23rd June » Mashita Nagamori, Japanese daimyo (b. 1545)
  • 1st September » √Čtienne Pasquier, French lawyer and jurist (b. 1529)
  • 24th November » Sethus Calvisius, German composer and theorist (b. 1556)
  • 2nd December » Louis des Balbes de Berton de Crillon, French general (b. 1541)

Historical events for the year 1615 by month