On August 15, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The Gregorian calendar’s 227th day is August 15th. The United States and Russia cut diplomatic ties in 1918. The ‘Wizard of Oz’ premiered in Hollywood, California, in 1939. In 1944, the Allied Forces of World War II landed in Southern France. In 1947, India gained independence from Britain and was divided into India and Pakistan.
The 15th of August falls under the sign of Leo. On this day, Napoleon Bonaparte, Julia Child, Ben Affleck, and Jennifer Lawrence were all born. The 15th of August is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day and National Relaxation Day.
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