On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1776

Famous Birthdays

  • Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1812)
  • Ignaz von Seyfried, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1841)
1776 Highlights

About August 15, 1776

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo