According to Gregory calendar, on August 15, the day number in a year is 228 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 229. August 15 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 15 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1461The Empire of Treasond was conquered after the Amaut-Lumbi siege by Ottoman Sultan Mehm II, in the longest survival state, the longest survival state.
1519Panama city was created.
1534In Montmartre near Paris, Ignatius of Loyola and six other pledges, which led to the establishment of the Society of Jesus.
1722William Buttin, 17, hanged for arson and murder in the Colony of Pennsylvania.
1760Battle of Levignaz: Prussia defeated Austria and Russia.
1769On 15 August 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born in the Abyss. He was a French military officer and political leader.
1812The War-Potavatomy warriors of 1812 destroyed the United States Fort Dearborn in Chicago, Illinois and captured the remaining people.
1834The South Australia Act gave permission for a colony to be built there.
1848The dental chair was patented by M. Waldo Henchett.
1891The Basilica of San Sebastian in Manila was the only All-Silchurch in Asia, officially preserved.
1907Jamaica American Rafael Morgan was first appointed as the Orthodox Pastor in the US.
1914The Panama Canal was formally opened for commercial traffic.
1914The Panama Canal, which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, was officially opened. The construction of this canal was launched by French engineers in 1880, but the French stopped construction after 20,000 laborers died of malaria and yellow fever. Therefore, American money and engineers completed the project.
1914The Panama Canal (Construction Picture) was opened for traffic, which provides a shortcut from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean via the Estmus of the Panama.
1915The New York World revealed that Germany bought a greater amount of opium from Thomas Edison that could be used to make explosives for Anwar's efforts and could be diverted to the Bayer for aspirin production.
1932Eusebioala became the President of Paraguay for the second time.
1942World War II reached Malta as part of the Enprtion to provide very necessary supply during the siege of Tanker SS Ohio Malta.
1945Gokuon-Hoso was broadcast in Japan, announcing topical surrender of the Japanese Army and Navy forces.
1947Raksha Bravery Awards - Paramvir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra and Vir Chakra were instituted.
1962East German workers began building the Berlin Wall.
1963After the three -day rebellion in the President Fulbert YouLOU capital, the Republic of Congo was overthrown.
1969The Woodstock Music Festival opens with 500,000 rock music, and the groups that perform are one of the greatest artists of pop music of the late 60s.
1972Postal index number ie PIN code is implemented.
1983The storm occurs in the Gulf of Alicia Mexico, and after three days there is 21 deaths, thousands of injuries and billions of dollars on the Texas Gulf coast.
1990The ground-to-air missile Akash was successfully launched.
1998A car bomb attack by the Real Irish Republican Army killed 29 people and injured about 220 others in Omagh, Northern Ireland.
2007An 8.0 magnitude earthquake in the central coastal region of the South American country of Peru killed more than 500 people and left many homeless
2008Prachanda, a former Maoist rebel, has been elected as the first Prime Minister of Nepal.
2009The 12th World Championship of Athletics Open was started in Berlin, Germany.
2011Japan's economy has decreased by 0.3% in the April-June quarter, confirming that the country is in the grip of recession, which is partially caused by the 2011 Tukoko Earthquake and Tsunami, and later Fukushima Jaiichi Atomic Disaster By.
2012Two Japanese cabinet ministers, Jin Matsubara and Eichiro Hata, visit the controversial Yasukuni Shrine. The yatra took place between the People's Republic of China and South Korea amid the regional dispute.
2013Hundreds of Palestinians have lost to the Gaza Strip of Egypt's 'indefinite' Raza border.
718The generals of Umayyad Khalifa left their year -long siege Constantinopal, due to which the Khilafat left his goal of victory to the Bijantine Empire.

Important Historical Events of 15 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1511Afonso de Albuquerk captured the city of Malacca, causing Malacca control over the strait, through which all the sea routes between China and India were centered.
1854East India Railway ran the first passenger train from Calcutta to Hooghly in a distance of 37 km. But it was officially inaugurated in 1885.
1872Birth of Aurobindo who contribute in spirituality, Yoga education and who are involved in getting India independence from British Raj.
1947India got independence from the British Government, the biggest contribution was by Mahatma Gandhi.
1947Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was sworn in as the first Prime Minister of independent India.
1947India acquires independence from Great Britain after over 200 years of rule.
1950In India, an earthquake of magnitude 8.6 killed 20 to 30 thousand people.
2007Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer confirmed the agreement with Australia to sell India's uranium and nuclear technology.
2010Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh organizes a ministerial committee as he intervene to save the 2010 Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi.

Important Days of 15 August National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
Independence Day: IndiaNational Day
Congo Republic of the Independence DayNational Day
National Liberation Day of Korea (North Korea - Chogukhaebangŭi na)National Day
National Liberation Day of Korea (South Korea - Gwangbokjeol)National Day
Liechtenstein National DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 15 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1798Sangolli Rayanna / Warrior / India
1872Sri Aurobindo / Poet / India
1873Ramaprasad Chanda / Historian / India
1891Bijan Kumar Mukherjea / Lawyer / India
1917Arjan Singh / Pilot / India
1922Kamla Swaminathan / Editor / India
1938Pran Kumar Sharma / Cartoonist / India
1958Simple Kapadia / Actress / India
1959Malini Parthasarathy / Director / India
1961Suhasini Maniratnam / Actress / India
1975Vijay Bharadwaj / Cricketer / India
1992Baskaran Adhiban / Chess Player / India

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