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Historical Events In April - 15

Friday, 01 July 2022

1697  Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden on April - 15.  

1707  On April - 15 leonhard Euler, Bassle Sweden, mathematician (Euler's Constant)  

1715  On this day in history uprising of Yamasse-indians in South Carolina  

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

1719  Johann Friedrich Treiber, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1729  On this day in history johann S Bachs "Mattheus Passion" premieres in Leipzig  

1738  On April - 15 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  Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer, dies at 29 on April - 15.  

1757  On April - 15 george Knowil Jackson, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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

1784  On April - 15 1st balloon flight in Ireland  

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

1788  On this day in history giuseppi Bonno, composer, dies at 77  

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

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

1800  On this day in history james Ross discovers North Magnetic pole  

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  On April - 15 pierre-Etienne-Theodore Rousseau, painter  

1814  On April - 15 john Lothrop Motley, US, historian/author (Rise of Dutch Rep)  

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

1820  Evander McNair, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1902 on this day in history.  

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

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  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  On this day in history birth of leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary  

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

1489  On this day in history birth of sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588)  

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

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

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)  

Famous Deaths In April - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1053  Death of Godwin, Earl of Wessex on April - 15.  

1220  Adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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