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Historical Events In August - 15

Friday, 07 August 2020

1943  Allies land on Kiska Aleutians on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history allied forces land in the south of France, Marseilles recaptured.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1944  On August - 15 allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  South Korea liberated from Japanese rule on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On August - 15 uS wartime rationing of gasoline and fuel oil ends  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1947  India becomes independent, Islamic part becomes Pakistan on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history india gains independence from Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  India declares independence from UK, Islamic part becomes Pakistan on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1948  Republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On August - 15 3rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1950  On August - 15 8.6 quake kills over 1,000 in Assam, India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 15 8.6 earthquake in India kills 20,000 to 30,000  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Artur Schnabel, Austria/US pianist (Reflections on Music), dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1956  Constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history david Simons reaches 30,942 m in Man High 2 balloon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history uSAF Capt Joe B Jordan reaches 31,513 m in F-104 jet fighter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On August - 15 william L C "Big Bill" Broonzy, US blues singer/guitarist, dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Congo (Brazzaville) gains independence from France (Natl Day) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  UFO is sighted by 3 California patrolmen on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Shady Grove Baptist Church burned in Leesburg Georgia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  John Powell, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On August - 15 race riot in Dixmoor (Chicago suburb) Ill  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history uS National Guard called out to deal with race riots in Los Angeles  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On August - 15 gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On August - 15 england's Marine Offense Bill making pirate radio stations a crime goes into effect, pirate station Radio 355 closes down  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history renĂ© Magritte, Belgian surrealist painter, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history edward Kilenyi, composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1575  On this day in history birth of bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  Gilles MĂ©nage, French scholar (d. 1692) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  On this day in history birth of hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  On this day in history birth of frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  On this day in history birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0069  On this day in history death of servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0423  Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0778  On this day in history death of roland, Frankish commander  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1038  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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