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Historical Events In August - 15

Monday, 16 May 2022

1876  US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find on this day in history.  

1876  Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist on August - 15.  

1878  Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II) on August - 15.  

1879  Ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green) on August - 15.  

1885  On this day in history andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer  

1886  Guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history 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  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  Jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales) on August - 15.  

1891  On this day in history san Sebastian Church in Manila, the first all-steel church in Asia, is officially inaugurated and blessed.  

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

1892  Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer on August - 15.  

1893  On this day in history 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  Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on August - 15.  

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

1899  On this day in history louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game  

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  Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on August - 15.  

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

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

1901  On August - 15 arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)  

1901  Karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1902  On this day in history jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)  

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  On August - 15 phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings  

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

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

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 August - 15 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 August - 15.  

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

1613  On this day in history birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  

1619  On August - 15 birth of hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate  

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

1702  On this day in history birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  

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  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  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.  

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 August - 15.  

1118  On August - 15 alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies  

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

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