August 15, 1901 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Arch Rock, a danger to San Francisco Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro
  • Great Britain issues a proclamation calling on the Boers to surrender by 15 September or face banishment and confiscation of their property

Birthdays in History

  • Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68), born in PenonomĂ©, CoclĂ©, Panama (d. 1988)
  • Hans Lorbeer, German writer and politician, born in Lutherstadt, Wittenberg, Germany (d. 1973)
  • Pyotr Sergeyevich Novikov, Russian mathematician (group theory), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1975)

Deaths in History

  • Karl Weinhold, German sociologist (founder of Journal of the Association of Folklore), dies at 77