Historical Events In August - 15
Monday, 17 February 2020
1635 On August - 15 1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony
1653 On this day in history -16] Dutch ship "Sperwer" stranded at Tsjedzjoe Korea
1658 France/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Rijnbond on this day in history.
1666 Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies on August - 15.
1668 On August - 15 rijnbond disbands
1684 Spain & Germany sign cease fire with France on August - 15.
1688 On August - 15 frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)
1702 On August - 15 francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher
1725 On this day in history ferdinando Bertoni, composer
1725 Gerard Noodt, lawyer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1727 Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer on August - 15.
1728 On August - 15 marin Marias, composer, dies at 72
1729 Benjamin Neukirch, German poet (Herrn von Hofmannswaldau), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1736 On this day in history johann Christoph Kellner, composer
1740 On this day in history m Claudius, writer
1741 French troops attack the Rhine on this day in history.
1741 On August - 15 thomas Norris, composer
1748 On August - 15 united Lutheran Church of US organized
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 August - 15.
1771 On this day in history the birth of Sir Walter Scott, Scottish novelist
1771 Walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake) on this day in history.
1776 On August - 15 gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)
1782 Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs) on August - 15.
1785 On August - 15 french cardinal De Rohan arrested
1785 Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater) on this day in history.
1787 On August - 15 alexander Aliabiev, composer
1788 Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director on this day in history.
1794 Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum) on this day in history.
1795 On this day in history joseph Haydn leaves England forever
1798 Felice Alessandri, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1803 James Douglas, father of British Columbia on this day in history.