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Historical Events In August - 15

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1807  Johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician, dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1808  On this day in history a British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries  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 August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1824  Freed American slaves forms country of Liberia on this day in history.  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 August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 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  National black convention meets (Buffalo NY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1848  On August - 15 m Waldo Hanchett patents dental chair  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1853  Giovanni Battista Polledro, composer, dies at 72 on August - 15.  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  On this day in history regular mail to the Pacific coast begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1860  On this day in history florence Kling DeWolfe Harding, 1st lady (1921-23)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  Lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO on August - 15.  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  On this day in history transcontinental Railway actually completed  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  Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1875  On this day in history samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer (Hiawatha's Wedding Feast)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1575  Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on August - 15.  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  On August - 15 birth of hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1688  On August - 15 birth of frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1702  Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history death of servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0423  Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0778  On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1040  Death of King Duncan I of Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1118  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1196  Death of Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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