Historical Events In August - 15
Monday, 20 March 2023
1635 On this day in history 1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony
1653 On August - 15 -16] Dutch ship "Sperwer" stranded at Tsjedzjoe Korea
1658 On this day in history france/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Rijnbond
1666 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies on this day in history.
1668 On this day in history rijnbond disbands
1684 Spain & Germany sign cease fire with France on August - 15.
1688 Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) on this day in history.
1702 On August - 15 francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher
1725 Ferdinando Bertoni, composer on this day in history.
1725 On August - 15 gerard Noodt, lawyer, dies at 77
1727 Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer on this day in history.
1728 Marin Marias, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1729 On August - 15 benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau), dies at 64
1736 Johann Christoph Kellner, composer on August - 15.
1740 M Claudius, writer on this day in history.
1741 French troops attack the Rhine on August - 15.
1741 On August - 15 thomas Norris, composer
1748 United Lutheran Church of US organized on this day in history.
1758 Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (fotometrie), dies at 60 on August - 15.
1760 On August - 15 battle at Leignitz: Prussia beats Austria & Russia
1769 The birth of Napoleon Bonaparte, French emperor on this day in history.
1769 Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-15) on this day in history.
1771 The birth of Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist on August - 15.
1771 On August - 15 walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake)
1776 On August - 15 gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)
1782 On August - 15 henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs)
1785 On this day in history french cardinal De Rohan arrested
1785 On August - 15 thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)
1787 Alexander Aliabiev, composer on this day in history.
1788 Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director on August - 15.
1794 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum) on this day in history.
1795 Joseph Haydn leaves England forever on August - 15.
1798 Felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1803 James Douglas, father of British Columbia on August - 15.
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