Historical Events In April - 15
Monday, 30 November 2020
1697 On this day in history charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden
1707 On April - 15 leonhard Euler, Bassle Sweden, mathematician (Euler's Constant)
1715 Uprising of Yamasse-indians in South Carolina on this day in history.
1716 On April - 15 russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar
1719 On April - 15 johann Friedrich Treiber, composer, dies at 76
1729 On April - 15 johann S Bachs "Mattheus Passion" premieres in Leipzig
1738 Bottle opener invented on April - 15.
1741 On April - 15 charles Willson Peale, US, port painter/inventor (George Washington)
1755 On this day in history samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language published in London.
1756 Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.
1757 George Knowil Jackson, composer on this day in history.
1764 Jeanne-Antoinette-Poison LeNormant d'Etoiles, Marquis de Pomador, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy
1784 1st balloon flight in Ireland on April - 15.
1788 On this day in history england, Netherlands & Prussia sign peace treaty
1788 On April - 15 giuseppi Bonno, composer, dies at 77
1793 Bank of England hands out 1st £5 note on April - 15.
1793 Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers on April - 15.
1800 James Ross discovers North Magnetic pole on this day in history.
1800 On this day in history james Ross discovers North Magnetic pole Compass sales go through the roof
1800 James Clark Ross, explorer (British Antarctic) on this day in history.
1802 On April - 15 william Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy see a "long belt" of daffodils, inspiring the former to pen I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.
1809 Hermann Gunther Grassmann, mathematician on April - 15.
1811 On April - 15 ernest Louis Muller, composer, dies at 70
1812 Pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter on April - 15.
1814 On April - 15 john Lothrop Motley, US, historian/author (Rise of Dutch Rep)
1817 1st American school for the deaf opens (Hartford Conn) on this day in history.
1820 On April - 15 evander McNair, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
1821 On April - 15 emerson Brown Joseph, (Confederacy), died in 1894
1822 On this day in history napolean Jackson Tecumseh Dana, Major General (Union volunteers)
1824 On April - 15 theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral (Algiers), dies at 61
1827 Julius Tausch, composer on this day in history.