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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.  

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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  On April - 15 birth of sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588)  

1552  On this day in history birth of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)  

1588  Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist was born on this day in history.  

1637  Valentin Molitor, composer was born on April - 15.  

1641  Robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 15 adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1415  On this day in history death of manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian  

1472  On April - 15 leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68  

1502  On April - 15 jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies  

1605  Boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies on this day in history.  

1607  Cornelius Kilianus, Flemish translator/poet, dies at about 78 on April - 15.  

1610  On this day in history johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62  

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