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Historical Events In April - 15

Friday, 03 July 2020

1697  On April - 15 charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden  

1707  On this day in history leonhard Euler, Bassle Sweden, mathematician (Euler's Constant)  

1715  Uprising of Yamasse-indians in South Carolina on this day in history.  

1716  Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar on this day in history.  

1719  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer, dies at 76 on April - 15.  

1729  On April - 15 johann S Bachs "Mattheus Passion" premieres in Leipzig  

1738  Bottle opener invented on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer, dies at 29  

1757  On this day in history george Knowil Jackson, composer  

1764  On this day in history jeanne-Antoinette-Poison LeNormant d'Etoiles, Marquis de Pomador, dies  

1765  Michail v Lomonosov, Russian scholar/poet, dies at 53 on April - 15.  

1766  On this day in history friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic  

1776  Duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy on April - 15.  

1784  On this day in history 1st balloon flight in Ireland  

1788  On April - 15 england, Netherlands & Prussia sign peace treaty  

1788  On April - 15 giuseppi Bonno, composer, dies at 77  

1793  On April - 15 bank of England hands out 1st £5 note  

1793  On April - 15 friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers  

1800  James Ross discovers North Magnetic pole on this day in history.  

1800  James Ross discovers North Magnetic pole Compass sales go through the roof on April - 15.  

1800  On this day in history james Clark Ross, explorer (British Antarctic)  

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 this day in history.  

1809  On April - 15 hermann Gunther Grassmann, mathematician  

1811  On April - 15 ernest Louis Muller, composer, dies at 70  

1812  Pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter on this day in history.  

1814  John Lothrop Motley, US, historian/author (Rise of Dutch Rep) on April - 15.  

1817  1st American school for the deaf opens (Hartford Conn) on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history evander McNair, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902  

1821  Emerson Brown Joseph, (Confederacy), died in 1894 on this day in history.  

1822  On April - 15 napolean Jackson Tecumseh Dana, Major General (Union volunteers)  

1824  Theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral (Algiers), dies at 61 on April - 15.  

1827  Julius Tausch, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1452  Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary was born on this day in history.  

1469  On April - 15 birth of nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs  

1489  Sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588) was born on April - 15.  

1552  On April - 15 birth of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)  

1588  On this day in history birth of claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist  

1637  On this day in history birth of valentin Molitor, composer  

1641  On April - 15 birth of robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722)  

1646  On April - 15 birth of king Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1053  Death of Godwin, Earl of Wessex on this day in history.  

1220  On this day in history adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1415  Death of Manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian on April - 15.  

1472  Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68 on April - 15.  

1502  Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.  

1605  Boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies on April - 15.  

1607  Cornelius Kilianus, Flemish translator/poet, dies at about 78 on this day in history.  

1610  Johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

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