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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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1195  Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231) was born on this day in history.  

1432  On this day in history birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  

1575  On this day in history birth of bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)  

1613  Gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692) was born on this day in history.  

1619  Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate was born on this day in history.  

1688  Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) was born on this day in history.  

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

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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  On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander  

1038  On August - 15 stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies  

1040  On this day in history death of king Duncan I of Scotland  

1057  On this day in history death of macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan  

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

1196  On this day in history death of conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)  

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