Historical Events2022-09-06T08:50:34+00:00

Events that happened on August 15:

almanac (ɔːlmənæk)
noun
a book published every year which contains information about events connected with a particular subject or activity, and facts and statistics about that activity.

15-08-1511Diego Velázquez de Cuellar founds the city of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Baracoa in the island of Cuba.
15-08-1519Pedro Arias Dávila founds the city of Nuestra Se¿ora de la Asunción de Panamá.
15-08-1532Francisco Pizarro founds the city of Piura (Perú) with the name of San Miguel.
15-08-1534Diego de Almagro founds the city of Riobamba (Ecuador).
15-08-1537Juan de Salazar de Espinosa founds the city of Asunción (Paraguay) with the name of Very Noble and Loyal City of Our Lady Saint Mary of the Assumption.
15-08-1539

Spanish commander Gómez de Alvarado y Contreras founds the city of Huánuco (Perú) with the name of Very Noble and Loyal Ciudad de los Caballeros de León de Huánuco.

15-08-1540Garci Manuel de Carbajal founds the city of Arequipa (Perú) with the name of Villa Hermosa de Nuestra Señora de la Asunta.
15-08-1571Gerónimo de Osorio founds the city of Cochabamba (current Bolivia) with the name of Real Villa de Oropesa.

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