15 August is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years). There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year.
Behind the scenes
- 1858: Edith Nesbit, the Muggle author who wrote E. Nesbit's Fairy Tales and Tails, is born. 
- 1938: Jim Dale, reader/performer of the US versions of the audio book editions of all seven volumes of the Harry Potter books, is born.