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Historical Events In April - 15

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1829  Mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history horace Porter, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1921  

1843  The birth of Henry James, American novelist on April - 15.  

1843  On April - 15 carl Eilhardt, composer  

1845  On this day in history dave Gregory, cricketer (Australia's 1st Test captain)  

1850  On April - 15 city of San Francisco incorporated  

1850  On April - 15 john Munroe Longyear, US, capitalist/bank president  

1851  Earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary on this day in history.  

1853  Protestant church questions king Willem III RC bishops on April - 15.  

1853  On April - 15 johann Leopold Fuchs, composer, dies at 67  

1857  On this day in history n R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne  

1858  On April - 15 battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists  

1858  Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher on this day in history.  

1861  Federal army mobilized by Pres Lincoln on April - 15.  

1861  On this day in history federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by Pres Lincoln  

1863  Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1864  General Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas on April - 15.  

1865  The American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play on April - 15.  

1865  On this day in history otto von Bismarck elevated to earl  

1866  On April - 15 william Jackson, composer, dies at 51  

1870  On April - 15 last day US silver coins allow to circulate in Canada  

1874  NY legislature passes compulsory education law on April - 15.  

1874  Johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919) on April - 15.  

1875  Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright/novelist (Poverty) on this day in history.  

1877  1st telephone installed: Boston-Somerville, Mass on this day in history.  

1878  On April - 15 harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap  

1878  On April - 15 robert Walser, writer  

1882  On this day in history giovanni Amendola, Italian antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo)  

1885  On April - 15 naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution  

1888  On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia  

1888  On April - 15 florence Bates, San Antonio Tx, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama)  

1888  On April - 15 matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65  

1889  On April - 15 asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union)  

1891  Alvin Carter, Virginia, vocalist (Carter Family) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1415  Death of Manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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