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Historical Events In August - 15

Friday, 07 August 2020

1807  Johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician, dies at 70 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1808  On this day in history a British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Census shows Upper Canada has 120,000 inhabitants, Lower Canada 500,000 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Wilhelm Rust, composer on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1824  On August - 15 freed American slaves forms country of Liberia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  On August - 15 eduard de Hartog, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism and religious indifferentism on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism & religious indifferentism on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1834  On this day in history south Australia Act is passed by Britain's Parliament, allowing for establishment of colony there.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1839  On August - 15 hugh Archibald Clarke, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1843  On August - 15 national black convention meets (Buffalo NY)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1848  On August - 15 m Waldo Hanchett patents dental chair  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1848  On this day in history timothy Olmstead, composer, dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress (Scapegoat) on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1853  Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer, dies at 72 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On August - 15 regular mail to the Pacific coast begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  Regular mail to Pacific coast begins on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  Florence Kling DeWolfe Harding, 1st lady (1921-23) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1863  On this day in history submarine "HL Hunley" arrives in Charleston on railroad cars  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history off New England coast, CSS Tallahassee captures 6 yankee schooners  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1867  On this day in history 2nd Reform Bill extends suffrage in England  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  On this day in history the Meiji government in Japan establishes six new ministries, including one for Shinto.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  Transcontinental Railway actually completed on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1872  Harold Fraser-Simson, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1875  Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast) on August - 15.  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 August - 15 birth of luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1575  On August - 15 birth of bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1619  Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1196  Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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