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Historical Events In August - 15

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1943  Allies land on Kiska Aleutians on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Allied forces land in the south of France, Marseilles recaptured on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Anvil-Dragoon, U.S. 6th, 7th and French first Armies, attack Southern France and head toward Southern Germany on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On August - 15 south Korea liberated from Japanese rule  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  US wartime rationing of gasoline and fuel oil ends on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On this day in history a riot ensued in SF while the city was celebrating the end of WW II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On August - 15 india becomes independent, Islamic part becomes Pakistan  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On this day in history india gains independence from Britain  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On this day in history india declares independence from UK, Islamic part becomes Pakistan  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Korea proclaims itself a republic on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On this day in history republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  3rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On this day in history wOTV TV channel 8 in Grand Rapids, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On this day in history 8.6 quake kills over 1,000 in Assam, India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000 on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  Artur Schnabel, Austria/US pianist (Reflections on Music), dies at 69 on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1952  On August - 15 9" of rain fall creates a 20' wave in Lynmouth, England killing 34  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  On August - 15 inmates riot at Kingston Penitentiary; burn three buildings; do $2 million damage.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On August - 15 constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  David Simons reaches 30,942 m in Man High 2 balloon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On August - 15 uSAF Capt Joe B Jordan reaches 31,513 m in F-104 jet fighter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history william L C "Big Bill" Broonzy, US blues singer/guitarist, dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On August - 15 congo (Brazzaville) gains independence from France (Natl Day)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On this day in history uFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On August - 15 shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On August - 15 john Powell, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Race riot in Dixmoor (Chicago suburb) Ill on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  US National Guard called out to deal with race riots in Los Angeles on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history england's Marine Offense Bill making pirate radio stations a crime goes into effect, pirate station Radio 355 closes down  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  On this day in history rené Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On August - 15 pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On August - 15 edward Kilenyi, composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 15

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1171  On August - 15 birth of king Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1195  Anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231) was born on August - 15.  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 August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1613  On this day in history birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1619  Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 this day in history flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies  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 August - 15 stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1040  On August - 15 death of king Duncan I of Scotland  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  Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1196  On August - 15 death of conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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