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Historical Events In August - 15

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

0069  Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0423  Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

0778  Roland, Frankish commander on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0927  On August - 15 the Saracens conquer and destroy Taranto.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1040  On this day in history king Duncan I of Scotland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1308  On August - 15 johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1369  Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1464  On this day in history pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1519  On this day in history panama City founded  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1535  Asuncion, Paraguay founded on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  Asunción, Paraguay, is founded on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  On this day in history arequipa, Peru, is founded.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1543  On this day in history jesuit order founded in Paris  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1549  Portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1576  On August - 15 baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1600  On August - 15 johann Baptista Serranus, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1620  Mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Days In August

List Of Important Days In August

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Famous Birthdays In August - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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

1432  On this day in history birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1575  On August - 15 birth of bartol KaÅ¡ić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1702  On this day in history birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

0778  On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1038  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1040  On this day in history death of king Duncan I of Scotland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1196  On August - 15 death of conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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