Historical Events In August - 15
Monday, 21 September 2020
1635 1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony on August - 15.
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 August - 15.
1666 On August - 15 johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies
1668 On this day in history rijnbond disbands
1684 Spain & Germany sign cease fire with France on this day in history.
1688 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.
1702 On this day in history francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher
1725 Ferdinando Bertoni, composer on this day in history.
1725 Gerard Noodt, lawyer, dies at 77 on August - 15.
1727 Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1740 On this day in history m Claudius, writer
1741 On this day in history french troops attack the Rhine
1741 On this day in history thomas Norris, composer
1748 United Lutheran Church of US organized on this day in history.
1758 Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 on August - 15.
1760 On August - 15 battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria & Russia
1769 On August - 15 the birth of Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor
1769 Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-15) on August - 15.
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 August - 15.
1782 Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs) on this day in history.
1785 French cardinal De Rohan arrested on August - 15.
1785 On August - 15 thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)
1787 On August - 15 alexander Aliabiev, composer
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 On this day in history felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50
1803 On August - 15 james Douglas, father of British Columbia