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Historical Events In August - 15

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

1907  On this day in history paul Vincze, medallist  

1907  On August - 15 joseph Joachim, German violinist/composer, dies at 76  

1909  On August - 15 raymond O'Malley, teacher  

1910  On this day in history hugo Winterhalter, composer  

1911  On this day in history procter & Gamble unveils its Crisco shortening  

1912  Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game on this day in history.  

1912  Julia Child, Pasadena Calif, chef (French Chef) on August - 15.  

1914  On this day in history panama Canal opens (under cost)  

1914  On this day in history 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2)  

1914  Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer on August - 15.  

1914  Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28] on August - 15.  

1915  On August - 15 journalist Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, convicted of murder in Georgia  

1915  On this day in history alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist  

1915  On this day in history albert Siegfried Bettelheim, Jew convicted of murder, lynched  

1916  Aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer on this day in history.  

1917  Prv. Michael James O'Rourke (7th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70 France on this day in history.  

1918  First full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania) on August - 15.  

1918  US and Russia sever diplomatic ties on August - 15.  

1918  1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania) on August - 15.  

1918  Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) on August - 15.  

1918  Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game)  

1922  Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie) on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State  

1923  Rose Marie, NYC, actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show) on this day in history.  

1925  On August - 15 norway annexes Spitsbergen  

1931  On August - 15 ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 mi)  

1935  Gerard Brucken Fock, composer, dies at 75 on August - 15.  

1936  Grazia Deledda, Sardina/Italian author (Nobel 1926), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1939  "Wizard of Oz" premiers at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood on this day in history.  

1939  "Wizard of Oz" premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood on this day in history.  

1940  1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi) on this day in history.  

1941  On this day in history kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto  

1942  5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel 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 this day in history birth of anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231)  

1432  On August - 15 birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  

1575  Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on August - 15.  

1613  On August - 15 birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  

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 August - 15 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  Death of Roland, Frankish commander on this day in history.  

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

1040  Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on August - 15.  

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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