1171 On August - 15 birth of king Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230)
1195 Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231) was born on this day in history.
1432 On August - 15 birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)
1575 On August - 15 birth of bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)
1613 On August - 15 birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)
1619 On this day in history birth of hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate
1688 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) was born on this day in history.
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 Death of Roland, Frankish commander on this day in history.
1038 Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.
1040 Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on August - 15.
1057 On this day in history death of macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan
1118 On August - 15 alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies
1196 Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on August - 15.