Historical Events In August - 15
Monday, 30 January 2023
0069 On August - 15 servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered
0423 Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies on August - 15.
0778 Battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great on this day in history.
0778 On this day in history roland, Frankish commander
0927 The Saracens conquer and destroy Taranto on August - 15.
1038 On this day in history stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies
1040 King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland on August - 15.
1040 On this day in history king Duncan I of Scotland
1057 On August - 15 macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan
1057 On August - 15 king Macbeth is killed at the Battle of Lumphanan by the forces of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada.
1118 Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on this day in history.
1185 The cave city of Vardzia is consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia on this day in history.
1308 Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece on this day in history.
1369 On this day in history philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England
1432 Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante) on August - 15.
1457 Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed on August - 15.
1461 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 on this day in history.
1464 On this day in history pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58
1517 Seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary on this day in history.
1519 On this day in history panama City founded
1534 Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits on this day in history.
1535 On August - 15 asuncion, Paraguay founded
1537 On this day in history asunción, Paraguay, is founded.
1540 Arequipa, Peru, is founded on August - 15.
1543 On this day in history jesuit order founded in Paris
1548 On August - 15 mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France
1549 On this day in history portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan
1576 On this day in history baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies
1599 Nine Years War: Battle of Curlew Pass on August - 15.
1600 Johann Baptista Serranus, composer, dies at 60 on August - 15.
1615 On August - 15 cornelis C Vrancx, Flemish poet/writer (Comfort of Soles), dies
1619 Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate on this day in history.
1619 Miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Cracow, dies on this day in history.
1620 On this day in history mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims