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Historical Events In August - 15

Monday, 13 July 2020

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  On this day in history battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0778  On this day in history 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 August - 15 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  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 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  On this day in history johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1369  Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England on August - 15.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1519  On August - 15 panama City founded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1534  Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits on August - 15.  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  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  Mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France on this day in history.  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 this day in history baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1619  Miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Cracow, dies on August - 15.  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 August - 15.  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 this day in history birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1613  On this day in history birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  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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Famous Deaths In August - 15

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1040  Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  Death of Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  On this day in history alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies  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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