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Historical Events In August - 15

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

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

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

0778  Battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0778  Roland, Frankish commander on August - 15.  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 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  King Duncan I of Scotland on this day in history.  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  King Macbeth is killed at the Battle of Lumphanan by the forces of Máel Coluim mac Donnchada on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1308  Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece on this day in history.  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 August - 15.  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  On August - 15 pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  On this day in history seven Portuguese armed vessels led by Fernão Pires de Andrade meet Chinese officials at the Pearl River estuary.  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 August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1543  On this day in history jesuit order founded in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1620  On August - 15 mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1171  King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230) was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1195  Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1575  Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  Gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On August - 15 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  Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0069  Death of Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered on this day in history.  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  On this day in history stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1057  On August - 15 death of macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1196  Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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