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Historical Events In April - 15

Saturday, 10 April 2021

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 this day in history russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar  

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

1729  Johann S Bachs "Mattheus Passion" premieres in Leipzig on this day in history.  

1738  On this day in history 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  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer, dies at 29  

1757  George Knowil Jackson, composer on April - 15.  

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  On April - 15 friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher/critic  

1776  Duchess of Kingston found guilty of bigamy on this day in history.  

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

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

1788  Giuseppi Bonno, composer, dies at 77 on April - 15.  

1793  Bank of England hands out 1st £5 note on April - 15.  

1793  Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers on this day in history.  

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

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 April - 15.  

1820  On April - 15 evander McNair, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902  

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

1822  Napolean Jackson Tecumseh Dana, Major General (Union volunteers) on April - 15.  

1824  On April - 15 theodorus F van Capellen, vice-admiral (Algiers), dies at 61  

1827  Julius Tausch, composer on April - 15.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1452  On April - 15 birth of leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary  

1469  On this day in history birth of nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs  

1489  Sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588) was born on this day in history.  

1552  Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626) was born on April - 15.  

1588  On April - 15 birth of claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist  

1637  On April - 15 birth of valentin Molitor, composer  

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

1646  King Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699) was born on April - 15.  

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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  Adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies on April - 15.  

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

1472  Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

1605  On April - 15 boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies  

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

1610  On April - 15 johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62  

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