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Historical Events In August - 15

Sunday, 28 February 2021

1635  On August - 15 1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony  

1653  On August - 15 -16] Dutch ship "Sperwer" stranded at Tsjedzjoe Korea  

1658  On this day in history france/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Rijnbond  

1666  Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies on this day in history.  

1668  Rijnbond disbands on this day in history.  

1684  On August - 15 spain & Germany sign cease fire with France  

1688  On August - 15 frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  

1702  Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher on this day in history.  

1725  Ferdinando Bertoni, composer on August - 15.  

1725  On August - 15 gerard Noodt, lawyer, dies at 77  

1727  Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer on August - 15.  

1728  On August - 15 marin Marias, composer, dies at 72  

1729  On August - 15 benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau), dies at 64  

1736  Johann Christoph Kellner, composer on August - 15.  

1740  On this day in history m Claudius, writer  

1741  French troops attack the Rhine on August - 15.  

1741  On August - 15 thomas Norris, composer  

1748  On this day in history united Lutheran Church of US organized  

1758  Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1760  Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria & Russia on August - 15.  

1769  On August - 15 the birth of Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor  

1769  Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-15) on this day in history.  

1771  On August - 15 the birth of Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist  

1771  Walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake) on August - 15.  

1776  Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten) on this day in history.  

1782  On this day in history henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs)  

1785  French cardinal De Rohan arrested on this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)  

1787  Alexander Aliabiev, composer on this day in history.  

1788  Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director on this day in history.  

1794  On August - 15 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum)  

1795  Joseph Haydn leaves England forever on August - 15.  

1798  Felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1803  On this day in history james Douglas, father of British Columbia  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1171  King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230) was born on this day in history.  

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

1432  Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante) was born on August - 15.  

1575  Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on August - 15.  

1613  Gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692) was born on August - 15.  

1619  On August - 15 birth of hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate  

1688  Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) was born on August - 15.  

1702  Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher was born on August - 15.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  Death of Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered on this day in history.  

0423  On August - 15 flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies  

0778  Death of Roland, Frankish commander on this day in history.  

1038  On this day in history stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies  

1040  Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on this day in history.  

1057  On August - 15 death of macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan  

1118  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on this day in history.  

1196  Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on this day in history.  

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