Historical Events In August - 15
Sunday, 28 February 2021
0069 On this day in history servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered
0423 Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies on August - 15.
0778 Battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great on August - 15.
0778 On this day in history roland, Frankish commander
0927 The Saracens conquer and destroy Taranto on this day in history.
1038 Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.
1040 King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland on this day in history.
1040 King Duncan I of Scotland on August - 15.
1057 Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan on this day in history.
1057 King Macbeth is killed at the Battle of Lumphanan by the forces of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada on August - 15.
1118 On this day in history alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies
1185 The cave city of Vardzia is consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia on August - 15.
1308 Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece on this day in history.
1369 Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England on August - 15.
1432 Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante) on August - 15.
1457 Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed on this day in history.
1461 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 on August - 15.
1464 On this day in history pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58
1517 On August - 15 seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary.
1519 Panama City founded on this day in history.
1534 On this day in history ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits
1535 Asuncion, Paraguay founded on this day in history.
1537 Asunción, Paraguay, is founded on August - 15.
1540 Arequipa, Peru, is founded on August - 15.
1543 Jesuit order founded in Paris on August - 15.
1548 Mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France on August - 15.
1549 Portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan on August - 15.
1576 On August - 15 baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies
1599 On August - 15 nine Years War: Battle of Curlew Pass
1600 On August - 15 johann Baptista Serranus, composer, dies at 60
1615 Cornelis C Vrancx, Flemish poet/writer (Comfort of Soles), dies on August - 15.
1619 On August - 15 hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate
1619 On August - 15 miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Cracow, dies
1620 On this day in history mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims