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Historical Events In August - 15

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

1807  On August - 15 johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1808  A British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1822  On August - 15 census shows Upper Canada has 120,000 inhabitants, Lower Canada 500,000.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1822  Wilhelm Rust, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1823  Orris Sanford Ferry, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1824  On this day in history freed American slaves forms country of Liberia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1829  On this day in history eduard de Hartog, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1832  Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism and religious indifferentism on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1832  On August - 15 gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism & religious indifferentism  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1834  South Australia Act is passed by Britain's Parliament, allowing for establishment of colony there on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1839  On this day in history hugh Archibald Clarke, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1843  On this day in history national black convention meets (Buffalo NY)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1845  Walter Crane, England, painter/illustrator (Beauty & Beast) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1848  M Waldo Hanchett patents dental chair on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1848  Timothy Olmstead, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1851  On this day in history [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress (Scapegoat)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium), dies at 92 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1853  On this day in history giovanni Battista Polledro, composer, dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1856  On August - 15 j Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  Regular mail to the Pacific coast begins on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  Regular mail to Pacific coast begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1860  Florence Kling DeWolfe Harding, 1st lady (1921-23) on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  On this day in history lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  Submarine "HL Hunley" arrives in Charleston on railroad cars on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Off New England coast, CSS Tallahassee captures 6 yankee schooners on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On August - 15 daniel Phineas Woodbury, US engineer/Union general-major, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On August - 15 johan[nes] B Schepers, Frisian writer (Braga)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1867  2nd Reform Bill extends suffrage in England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  On August - 15 the Meiji government in Japan establishes six new ministries, including one for Shinto.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  Transcontinental Railway actually completed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  Transcontinental Railway actually completed in Colorado on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1872  Harold Fraser-Simson, composer on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  On August - 15 joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1875  Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast) on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1171  King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230) was born on this day in history.  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 August - 15 birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1575  Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1613  Gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692) was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1619  Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate was born on this day in history.  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 August - 15 birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

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

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

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

1057  On August - 15 death of macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan  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  Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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