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Historical Events In August - 15

Saturday, 23 January 2021

2013  On this day in history 20 people are killed and 200 are injured in an explosion in Beirut  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Falling tree kills 13, injures 49 at a religious festival in Funchal, on Portuguese island of Madeira on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Scientists genetic study of the apple reveal its origin was in Kazakhstan, published in "Nature Communications" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  On August - 15 barack Obama 's tweet "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." in response to Charlottesville violence becomes most-liked tweet ever  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2017  Daniel Craig confirms he will play James Bond one more time on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On this day in history italian PM Giuseppe Conte declares a 12-month state of emergency in Liguria after the collapse of the Morandi Bridge  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Boat overturns in floods near the Nile in Northern Sudan, leaving 25 dead, most of them school children on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On this day in history suicide bomber attacks tuition centre in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing 48 and injuring 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  On this day in history australian Senator Fraser Anning evokes Nazi euphemism "a final solution to the immigration problem", in proposing outlawing Muslim immigration into Australia in parliament speech  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Record 72,000 Americans (up 10%) killed by drug overdoses in 2017 in new figures by Centers for Disease Control on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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2018  First ever US execution by fentanyl of Carey Dean Moore at Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  Bar-hopping for pintxos (Basque tapas) in San Sebastián, Spain, named world's best food experience in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eatlist on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2018  US President Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA Director and Trump critic John Brennan on August - 15.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2019  The European Central Bank shuts down PNB Banka after ruling it had become insolvent; this bank, previously called Norvik Banka, was Latvia's sixth-largest lender, and was a critic of the Baltic country's financial authorities on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2020  On August - 15 the Japanese bulk carrier Wakashio, which stranded on a reef in Mauritius last month, breaks in half. Approximately 1,000 tonnes of oil are spilled into the ocean, becoming the largest environmental disaster in the history of Mauritius.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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  On August - 15 birth of anthony of Padua, Portuguese saint (d. 1231)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1432  Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1575  On this day in history birth of bartol Kašić, Croatian writer and linguist (d. 1650)  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 this day in history.  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  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  On this day in history 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  Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies on August - 15.  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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  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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