July 15 in Pop Culture History
850 (Earthquake) Iran
1149 – The reconstructed Church of the Holy Sepulchre was consecrated in Jerusalem.
1799 – The Rosetta Stone was found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign.
1823 – A fire destroyed the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome, Italy.
1834 – The Spanish Inquisition was officially disbanded after nearly 356 years. Several thousand …