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Historical Events In August - 15

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

1969  Woodstock music festival on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On August - 15 stijn Streuvels, [F Lateur], Flemish writer (Vlaschard), dies at 97  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On this day in history karl August Andersen, composer, dies at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Bahrain gains independence from Britain on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On August - 15 hurricane Beth drops 296 mm of rain on Halifax and washes out highways and bridges in Nova Scotia.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1971  Paul Lukas, actor (Kim, Berlin Express), dies of heart failure at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On August - 15 alf Thorbald Hurum, composer, dies at 89  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Black September kills 3 wounds 55 Athens on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1974  Edmund Cobb, actor (Motorcycle Gang), dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1978  Harrison Kerr, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Hurricane David in Dominican Republic, Dominica killing 2,069 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  Patrick J G McGee, Irish actor (Barry Lyndon), dies at 60 on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On this day in history anthony Costello, actor (Blue), dies at 42  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Pres Reagan decides to support a replacement for the Challenger on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On August - 15 barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  On August - 15 f de Jong Edz, Dutch historian/director (IISG), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history nina Bara, actress (Missile to the Moon), dies of cancer at 66  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On this day in history 750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On August - 15 marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  On this day in history evelyn Wesler Zemel, US author (American Glass Animals), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93 on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  On August - 15 shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  Erbie Bowser, pianist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker, dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2000  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  An 8.0 earthquake strikes Peru, killing 512 people, injuring more than 1,500, and causing tsunami warnings in the Pacific Ocean on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  India marks the 60th anniversary of their independence from the British Empire on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2007  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1171  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 August - 15.  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  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  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 August - 15 flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0778  On August - 15 death of roland, Frankish commander  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  On this day in history alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies  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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