1171 King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230) was born on this day in history.
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 August - 15 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.
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 this day in history.
0778 On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander
1038 Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.
1040 Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on this day in history.
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.