August 15 holidays in 2021
The Assumption of Mary
National Leathercraft Day
National Relaxation Day
National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
August 15 2020 holidays
August 15 2022 holidays
Historical Events on August 15
Otto II – the Holy Roman Emperor -is defeated at the Battle of Capo Colonna by the Saracens.
The Sistine Chapel is consecrated by Pope Sixtus IV.
Malacca is conquered by Afonso de Albuquerque of Portugal.
The Panama city – Panama City – was founded on this date.
The city of Asunción, Paraguay was founded on this date.
The Peru city of Arequipa is founded on this date.
An amusement park named Tivoli Gardens opens up in Copenhagen, Denmark on this date.
Our Lady of Peace – a Cathedral in Honolulu, Hawaii – is dedicated on this date. Today, it is one of the oldest Roman Catholic Cathedrals in the U.S.
The SS Ancon becomes the first ship to pass through the newly opened Panama Canal.
Paul von Rennenkampf leads the First Russian Army into Eastern Prussia.
The Wizard of Oz opens at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in L.A on this date.
The Battle of Trahili begins during World War II.
Allied forces land in Southern France during Operation Dragoon.
South of the 38
parallel, the Republic of Korea is established.
In Paraguay, Alfredo Stroessner becomes a dictator.
60,000 fans pack Shea Stadium in New York City to watch the Beatles perform. It’s widely considered to be the beginning of stadium rock.
In a field in Woodstock, New York, the Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens. It features some of the most popular rock performers of the time.
Bahrain becomes independent from the UK.
The U.S ends the bombing of Cambodia during the Vietnam War.
Famous Birthdays on August 15
American actress Debra Messing is born in
Australian singer-songwriter Benard Fanning is born in
American comedian and actor Anthony Anderson is born in
American actor Ben Silverman is born in
American actor, director, screenwriter and producer Ben Affleck is born in
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