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Historical Events In August - 15

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1635  1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony on this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history -16] Dutch ship "Sperwer" stranded at Tsjedzjoe Korea  

1658  France/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Rijnbond on this day in history.  

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

1668  Rijnbond disbands on this day in history.  

1684  Spain & Germany sign cease fire with France on this day in history.  

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

1702  On August - 15 francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  

1725  Ferdinando Bertoni, composer on this day in history.  

1725  Gerard Noodt, lawyer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1727  On August - 15 johann Georg Holzbogen, composer  

1728  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1740  M Claudius, writer on August - 15.  

1741  French troops attack the Rhine on this day in history.  

1741  On this day in history thomas Norris, composer  

1748  United Lutheran Church of US organized on this day in history.  

1758  On August - 15 pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60  

1760  Battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria & Russia on this day in history.  

1769  The birth of Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor on this day in history.  

1769  On August - 15 napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-15)  

1771  The birth of Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist on August - 15.  

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

1776  On August - 15 gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)  

1782  Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs) on August - 15.  

1785  On this day in history french cardinal De Rohan arrested  

1785  On August - 15 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  Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum) on August - 15.  

1795  On August - 15 joseph Haydn leaves England forever  

1798  Felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50 on August - 15.  

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  On this day in history birth of king Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230)  

1195  Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231) was born on August - 15.  

1432  On August - 15 birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  

1575  Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  

1613  On this day in history birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  

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 this day in history.  

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On this day in history death of servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered  

0423  On this day in history flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies  

0778  Death of Roland, Frankish commander on August - 15.  

1038  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.  

1040  On August - 15 death of king Duncan I of Scotland  

1057  Death of Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan on this day in history.  

1118  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on August - 15.  

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

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