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Historical Events In August - 15

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

1907  Paul Vincze, medallist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  On August - 15 joseph Joachim, German violinist/composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  On August - 15 raymond O'Malley, teacher  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Hugo Winterhalter, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Procter & Gamble unveils its Crisco shortening on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On August - 15 yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  Julia Child, Pasadena Calif, chef (French Chef) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Panama Canal opens (under cost) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On this day in history 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On August - 15 peter Nicholson Gunn, writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1914  Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28] on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Journalist Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, convicted of murder in Georgia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On this day in history alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, Jew convicted of murder, lynched on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Aleks Çaçi, Albanian writer on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  Prv. Michael James O'Rourke (7th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70 France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  First full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  On August - 15 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Peter Gast, composer, dies at 64 on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On August - 15 huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On August - 15 lukas Foss, [Fuchs], Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  Eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  On this day in history rose Marie, NYC, actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  On August - 15 norway annexes Spitsbergen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1931  On this day in history ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 mi)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On August - 15 gerard Brucken Fock, composer, dies at 75  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  On August - 15 grazia Deledda, Sardina/Italian author (Nobel 1926), dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On August - 15 "Wizard of Oz" premiers at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  "Wizard of Oz" premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On August - 15 1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On August - 15 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel  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  On this day in history birth of anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231)  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 this day in history.  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 this day in history birth of frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1702  On this day in history 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  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  Death of Roland, Frankish commander on August - 15.  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  On this day in history death of king Duncan I of Scotland  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 August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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