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Historical Events In August - 15

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

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

1658  On August - 15 france/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Rijnbond  

1666  On August - 15 johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies  

1668  On this day in history rijnbond disbands  

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

1688  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1725  On this day in history gerard Noodt, lawyer, dies at 77  

1727  Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer on August - 15.  

1728  Marin Marias, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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  Thomas Norris, composer on this day in history.  

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

1769  The birth of Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor on August - 15.  

1769  Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-15) on August - 15.  

1771  The birth of Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist on this day in history.  

1771  On this day in history walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake)  

1776  On this day in history gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)  

1782  On August - 15 henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs)  

1785  On August - 15 french cardinal De Rohan arrested  

1785  On this day in history 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  Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum) on this day in history.  

1795  Joseph Haydn leaves England forever on August - 15.  

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

1803  James Douglas, father of British Columbia on August - 15.  

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

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  Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate was born on August - 15.  

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 August - 15.  

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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 this day in history.  

1038  On August - 15 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  On this day in history alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies  

1196  On August - 15 death of conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)  

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