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

Events that happened on August 15:

almanac (ɔːlmənæk)
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.

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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