How long until August 15, 2020 ?
There are 247 days until August 15, 2020
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
- (2007) The trial of the President of Zambia Frederick Chiluba for stealing public money resumes today. (Reuters via CNN)
- (1991) 750,000 attend Paul Simon's free concert in Central Park, New York.
- (1960) The trial of the American U - 2 pilot Francis Gary Powers begins in Moscow.
- (2005) The Indonesian government and rebels from the Free Aceh Movement (Gam) sign a peace deal aimed at ending their near 30 year conflict. (BBC), (chosun.com). UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan applauded both parties for reaching a peaceful settlement of the dispute through dialogue, and commended Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland, for the mediation role that he played throughout the negotiation process. (XinHua)
- (2016) An Olympics aerial camera and its cables fall sixty-five feet, injuring seven people. (USA Today)
August 15 over the years: how did the world look like on August 15 in the past 120 years ?
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