1171 King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230) was born on August - 15.
1195 Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231) was born on this day in history.
1432 Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante) was born on this day in history.
1575 Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.
1613 Gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692) was born on this day in history.
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 August - 15 birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher
0069 On August - 15 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 August - 15.
1038 On August - 15 stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies
1040 Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on August - 15.
1057 Death of Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan on this day in history.
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 this day in history.