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Historical Events In April - 15

Saturday, 19 June 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 April - 15.  

1716  Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar on April - 15.  

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  Charles Willson Peale, US, port painter/inventor (George Washington) on this day in history.  

1755  Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language published in London on April - 15.  

1756  Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1757  George Knowil Jackson, composer on this day in history.  

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 April - 15.  

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

1784  1st balloon flight in Ireland on April - 15.  

1788  England, Netherlands & Prussia sign peace treaty on April - 15.  

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

1793  On this day in history bank of England hands out 1st £5 note  

1793  Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers on April - 15.  

1800  On April - 15 james Ross discovers North Magnetic pole  

1800  On this day in history james Ross discovers North Magnetic pole Compass sales go through the roof  

1800  On April - 15 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 April - 15.  

1809  Hermann Gunther Grassmann, mathematician on this day in history.  

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

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

1814  On this day in history 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 this day in history evander McNair, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902  

1821  On April - 15 emerson Brown Joseph, (Confederacy), died in 1894  

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  On this day in history julius Tausch, composer  

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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  Nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs was born on April - 15.  

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

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  Valentin Molitor, composer was born on this day in history.  

1641  On this day in history birth of robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722)  

1646  King Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

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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 April - 15.  

1220  On April - 15 adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1415  On April - 15 death of manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian  

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

1607  On April - 15 cornelius Kilianus, Flemish translator/poet, dies at about 78  

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

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