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Historical Events In August - 15

Saturday, 15 August 2020

0778  Battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0927  The Saracens conquer and destroy Taranto today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1040  Today in history king Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  King Macbeth is killed at the Battle of Lumphanan by the forces of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1185  Today in history the cave city of Vardzia is consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1308  Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1457  Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1461  Today in history the Empire of Trebizond surrenders to the forces of Sultan Mehmet II. This is regarded by some historians as the real end of the Byzantine Empire. Emperor David is exiled and later murdered.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  On August - 15 seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Panama City founded today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1534  Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesu/ esuits today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1171  On August - 15 birth of king Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  On August - 15 birth of anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1432  On August - 15 birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1575  Bartol KaÅ¡ić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  On August - 15 birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate was born today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  Today in history birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  Today in history death of servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0423  Today in history flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0778  On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1038  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1040  Death of King Duncan I of Scotland today in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  Today in history death of macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1196  Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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