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Historical Events In August - 15

Sunday, 07 August 2022

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

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

1658  On August - 15 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  On this day in history rijnbond disbands  

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

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  On this day in history ferdinando Bertoni, composer  

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

1727  Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer on this day in history.  

1728  Marin Marias, composer, dies at 72 on August - 15.  

1729  On this day in history benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau), dies at 64  

1736  Johann Christoph Kellner, composer on August - 15.  

1740  On August - 15 m Claudius, writer  

1741  French troops attack the Rhine on August - 15.  

1741  On this day in history thomas Norris, composer  

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

1758  On this day in history pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60  

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

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 this day in history the birth of Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist  

1771  Walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake) on this day in history.  

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

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

1785  On August - 15 french cardinal De Rohan arrested  

1785  Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater) on this day in history.  

1787  On August - 15 alexander Aliabiev, composer  

1788  On August - 15 carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director  

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

1795  Joseph Haydn leaves England forever on this day in history.  

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

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 August - 15 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 August - 15.  

1619  On this day in history birth of hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate  

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

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

Famous Deaths In August - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On August - 15 death of servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered  

0423  Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies on August - 15.  

0778  On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander  

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

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

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