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Historical Events In August - 15

Friday, 17 August 2018

0069  On August - 15 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 this day in history roland, Frankish commander  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0927  On this day in history the Saracens conquer and destroy Taranto.  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 August - 15 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 this day in history king Duncan I of Scotland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  On this day in history macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1185  On August - 15 the cave city of Vardzia is consecrated by Queen Tamar of Georgia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1308  On August - 15 johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1369  Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1461  On this day in history 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  Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58 on this day in history.  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  On August - 15 panama City founded  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  Asuncion, Paraguay founded on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1540  Arequipa, Peru, is founded on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  Jesuit order founded in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1548  On August - 15 mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1549  On August - 15 portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1576  Baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1615  On August - 15 cornelis C Vrancx, Flemish poet/writer (Comfort of Soles), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1619  On August - 15 miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Cracow, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1171  King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231) was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1575  On August - 15 birth of bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  Gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692) was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On this day in history birth of hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  On this day in history birth of frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  On August - 15 birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0069  Death of Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered on August - 15.  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 August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1038  On August - 15 stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1040  On August - 15 death of king Duncan I of Scotland  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 August - 15 death of conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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