On This Day

What Happened in August 1615

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 22 Christopher Gibbons, English composer, born in London (d. 1676)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 15 Cornelis C. Vrancx, Flemish poet and writer (Comfort of Soles), dies
  • Aug 15 Mír 'Imád al-Ḥasaní, Persian calligrapher (Master of the Nasta‘liq style - St. Petersburg Muraqqa), assassinated on Shah's authorization (b. 1554)