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Historical Events In August - 15

Friday, 07 August 2020

1969  On this day in history woodstock Music and Art Fair opens in NY State (Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Woodstock music festival on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history stijn Streuvels, [F Lateur], Flemish writer (Vlaschard), dies at 97  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Karl August Andersen, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On August - 15 bahrain gains independence from Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history hurricane Beth drops 296 mm of rain on Halifax and washes out highways and bridges in Nova Scotia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Pres Nixon announces 90-day freeze on wages, prices and rents on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Paul Lukas, actor (Kim, Berlin Express), dies of heart failure at 76 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Alf Thorbald Hurum, composer, dies at 89 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1974  On this day in history south Korean President Park Chung-Hee escapes assassination  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Edmund Cobb, actor (Motorcycle Gang), dies at 82 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history mujibur Rahiman, Pakistani sheik, killed in a military coup at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On August - 15 jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history harrison Kerr, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Hurricane David in Dominican Republic, Dominica killing 2,069 people on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Patrick J G McGee, Irish actor (Barry Lyndon), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Anthony Costello, actor (Blue), dies at 42 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Pres Reagan decides to support a replacement for the Challenger on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  F de Jong Edz, Dutch historian/director (IISG), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Nina Bara, actress (Missile to the Moon), dies of cancer at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On August - 15 evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On August - 15 robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80 on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On August - 15 erbie Bowser, pianist, dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On this day in history agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker, dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2000  On this day in history a group of 100 separated family members from North Korea arrive in South Korea for temporary reunions with relatives they have not seen for half a century.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  An 8.0 earthquake strikes Peru, killing 512 people, injuring more than 1,500, and causing tsunami warnings in the Pacific Ocean on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On August - 15 india marks the 60th anniversary of their independence from the British Empire.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  NBA referee Tim Donaghy surrenders to police and pleads guilty to charges brought up by the FBI investigation that he placed bets on games that he refereed on this day in history.  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 August - 15 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  Bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650) was born on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  On this day in history birth of gilles Ménage, French scholar (d. 1692)  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 August - 15 birth of frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1702  On August - 15 birth of francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher  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  Death of Roland, Frankish commander on August - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1038  On August - 15 stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1196  On this day in history death of conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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