Historical Events In April - 15
Friday, 01 July 2022
1697 Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden on April - 15.
1707 On April - 15 leonhard Euler, Bassle Sweden, mathematician (Euler's Constant)
1715 On this day in history uprising of Yamasse-indians in South Carolina
1716 Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar on April - 15.
1719 Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1729 On this day in history johann S Bachs "Mattheus Passion" premieres in Leipzig
1738 On April - 15 bottle opener invented
1741 Charles Willson Peale, US, port painter/inventor (George Washington) on April - 15.
1755 On April - 15 samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language published in London.
1756 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer, dies at 29 on April - 15.
1757 On April - 15 george Knowil Jackson, composer
1764 On April - 15 jeanne-Antoinette-Poison LeNormant d'Etoiles, Marquis de Pomador, dies
1765 On April - 15 michail v Lomonosov, Russian scholar/poet, dies at 53
1766 Friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic on this day in history.
1776 Duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy on this day in history.
1784 On April - 15 1st balloon flight in Ireland
1788 England, Netherlands & Prussia sign peace treaty on April - 15.
1788 On this day in history giuseppi Bonno, composer, dies at 77
1793 On April - 15 bank of England hands out 1st £5 note
1793 Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers on April - 15.
1800 On this day in history james Ross discovers North Magnetic pole
1800 James Ross discovers North Magnetic pole Compass sales go through the roof on April - 15.
1800 James Clark Ross, explorer (British Antarctic) on this day in history.
1802 William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy see a "long belt" of daffodils, inspiring the former to pen I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud on April - 15.
1809 Hermann Gunther Grassmann, mathematician on April - 15.
1811 On April - 15 ernest Louis Muller, composer, dies at 70
1812 On April - 15 pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter
1814 On April - 15 john Lothrop Motley, US, historian/author (Rise of Dutch Rep)
1817 On this day in history 1st American school for the deaf opens (Hartford Conn)
1820 Evander McNair, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 on this day in history.
1821 Emerson Brown Joseph, (Confederacy), died in 1894 on this day in history.
1822 Napolean Jackson Tecumseh Dana, Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1824 Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral (Algiers), dies at 61 on April - 15.
1827 Julius Tausch, composer on this day in history.