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Historical Events In August - 15

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1876  On August - 15 uS law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find  

1876  Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist on this day in history.  

1878  On August - 15 pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II)  

1879  On this day in history ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)  

1885  On August - 15 andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer  

1886  On August - 15 guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game  

1886  Bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12) on this day in history.  

1888  On August - 15 the birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author  

1888  On August - 15 albert Spalding, composer  

1889  On this day in history the Great London dock strike from August 15 to September 16 helps extend British trade unionism from the skilled classes to the less skilled  

1890  On this day in history jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales)  

1891  San Sebastian Church in Manila, the first all-steel church in Asia, is officially inaugurated and blessed on August - 15.  

1892  4th & last British government of Gladstone forms on August - 15.  

1892  Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer on this day in history.  

1893  US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea on this day in history.  

1893  Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer on August - 15.  

1896  Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor on August - 15.  

1897  Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on this day in history.  

1898  On August - 15 lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom  

1899  Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game on August - 15.  

1900  Regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon on August - 15.  

1900  On August - 15 estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)  

1901  On August - 15 arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro  

1901  On this day in history the Cadillac motor company founded in Detroit  

1901  Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68) on August - 15.  

1901  On this day in history karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77  

1902  On August - 15 jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)  

1903  On August - 15 new Zealand wins first rugby union test against Australia, 22-3.  

1904  Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show) on August - 15.  

1905  Phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings on August - 15.  

1906  First freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago on August - 15.  

1906  1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago on August - 15.  

1906  On August - 15 finn Videro, composer  

1907  Members of Australia's federal parliament vote themselves their first pay rise, of 50 per cent 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  Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 15.  

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

1702  On this day in history 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  Death of Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered on this day in history.  

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

1057  On August - 15 death of macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan  

1118  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on this day in history.  

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

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