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.