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Historical Events In August - 15

Saturday, 24 August 2019

0069  On this day in history servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0423  On this day in history flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0778  Battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0778  On August - 15 roland, Frankish commander  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0927  The Saracens conquer and destroy Taranto on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1038  On this day in history stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1040  On this day in history king Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1040  On August - 15 king Duncan I of Scotland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  On August - 15 king Macbeth is killed at the Battle of Lumphanan by the forces of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1118  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1185  On this day in history the cave city of Vardzia is consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1308  Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1369  On August - 15 philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1432  On this day in history luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1457  Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1461  On August - 15 the Empire of Trebizond surrenders to the forces of Sultan Mehmet II. This is regarded by some historians as the real end of the Byzantine Empire. Emperor David is exiled and later murdered.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1464  On August - 15 pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  Seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Panama City founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1534  On this day in history ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1535  On August - 15 asuncion, Paraguay founded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Asunción, Paraguay, is founded on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  On this day in history arequipa, Peru, is founded.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  On August - 15 jesuit order founded in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1548  On this day in history mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1549  On this day in history portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1576  On August - 15 baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1599  On August - 15 nine Years War: Battle of Curlew Pass  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  Johann Baptista Serranus, composer, dies at 60 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1615  On this day in history cornelis C Vrancx, Flemish poet/writer (Comfort of Soles), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On this day in history miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Cracow, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On this day in history mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1171  On this day in history birth of king Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  On this day in history birth of anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1432  On August - 15 birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1575  On this day in history birth of bartol KaÅ¡ić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1688  Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0069  On this day in history death of servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0423  On August - 15 flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0778  Death of Roland, Frankish commander on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1038  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1040  Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  Death of Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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