How long until August 15, 2019 ?
There are 50 days until August 15, 2019
Famous birthdays of August 15
- (2004) Estella Heifetz: Australian noted family, she is the...
- (2001) Leslie Diaz: Dancer.
- (2000) Lexi Jones: British noted family, born in the U.S.
- (1999) Leonardo Aguilar: World Music Singer.
- (1998) Natasha Bure: YouTube Star.
Holidays and feasts of August 15
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
Facts of August 15
- (2010) The Independent Democrats and Democratic Alliance opposition parties in South Africa agree to merge against the ruling African National Congress. (Bloomberg)
- (2012) In Damascus, an explosion at a military compound near a hotel where UN observers are staying is claimed by a Free Syrian Army brigade. (Al-Jazeera)
- (1973) Black September group kills three, wounds 55 in Athens, Greece.
- (1942) Polish-Jewish teacher Janusz Korczak follows a group of Jewish children into the Treblinka death camp.
- (2007) Mexican authorities deport hundreds of illegal immigrants who got stuck on a closed GWI rail line in Chiapas. (BBC)
August 15 over the years: how did the world look like on August 15 in the past 120 years ?
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