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 This day in History - August 15
428 Historic Events for August 15
69

Servius Sulpicius Galba, 6th emperor of Rome (68-69), murdered

Death
423

Flavius Honorius, emperor East Roman Republic (395-423), dies

Death
778

Battle at Roncevalles: Basques beat Charles the Great

Event
1038

Stefanus I, [Arpad], 1st king of Hungary, dies

Death
1057

Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan

Death
1118

Alexius I Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1081-1118), dies

Death
1308

Johannieter knights conquer Rhodos on the Greece

Event
1432

Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)

Birth
1457

Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed

Event
1464

Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian Pope (1458-64), dies at 58

Death
1519

Panama City founded

Event
1534

Ignatius of Loyola forms society of Jesus/Jesuits

Event
1535

Asunci¢n, Paraguay founded

Event
1548

Mary queen of Scotland (6) arrives in France

Event
1549

Portuguese missionaries Franciscus Xaverius lands in Kagoshima Japan

Event
1576

Baliny Valentin Bakfark, composer, dies

Death
1600

Johann Baptista Serranus, composer, dies at 60

Death
1615

Cornelis C Vrancx, Flemish poet/writer (Comfort of Soles), dies

Death
1619

Miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Cracow, dies

Death
1619

Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate

Birth
1620

Mayflower sets sail from Southampton with 102 Pilgrims

Event
1635

1st recorded US hurricane hit the Plymouth Colony

Event
1653

-16] Dutch ship "Sperwer" stranded at Tsjedzjoe Korea

Event
1658

France/Sweden/Bavarian/Brunswick/Munster/Hessen-Kassel form Rijnbond

Event
1666

Johann A Schall von Bell, German missionary/astronomer, dies

Death