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Historical Events In August - 15

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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  Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II) on this day in history.  

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

1885  Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer on August - 15.  

1886  On this day in history guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game  

1886  On August - 15 bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12)  

1888  The birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author on this day in history.  

1888  Albert Spalding, composer on this day in history.  

1889  On August - 15 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 this day in history.  

1892  4th & last British government of Gladstone forms on this day in history.  

1892  On August - 15 knud Christian Jeppesen, composer  

1893  On August - 15 uS no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea  

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

1896  On this day in history leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor  

1897  On this day in history marion Eugene Bauer, composer  

1898  On this day in history lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom  

1899  Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon.  

1900  Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on this day in history.  

1901  Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro on this day in history.  

1901  The Cadillac motor company founded in Detroit on this day in history.  

1901  Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68) on this day in history.  

1901  Karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77 on August - 15.  

1902  Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead) on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history new Zealand wins first rugby union test against Australia, 22-3.  

1904  On August - 15 bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show)  

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  On this day in history 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago  

1906  Finn Videro, composer on this day in history.  

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

1195  On August - 15 birth of anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231)  

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  On this day in history birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  

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 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  On this day in history 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 August - 15 death of roland, Frankish commander  

1038  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.  

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

1057  Death of Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan on August - 15.  

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

1196  Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on August - 15.  

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