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Historical Events In April - 15

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1829  On April - 15 mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon  

1837  On April - 15 horace Porter, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1921  

1843  On April - 15 the birth of Henry James, American novelist  

1843  On April - 15 carl Eilhardt, composer  

1845  Dave Gregory, cricketer (Australia's 1st Test captain) on this day in history.  

1850  On April - 15 city of San Francisco incorporated  

1850  John Munroe Longyear, US, capitalist/bank president on this day in history.  

1851  On this day in history earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary  

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

1853  Johann Leopold Fuchs, composer, dies at 67 on April - 15.  

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

1858  Battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists on this day in history.  

1858  On this day in history anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher  

1861  On April - 15 federal army mobilized by Pres Lincoln  

1861  Federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by Pres Lincoln on this day in history.  

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

1864  On this day in history general Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas  

1865  On this day in history the American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play  

1865  Otto von Bismarck elevated to earl on this day in history.  

1866  William Jackson, composer, dies at 51 on April - 15.  

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  On April - 15 johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)  

1875  Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright/novelist (Poverty) on April - 15.  

1877  1st telephone installed: Boston-Somerville, Mass on April - 15.  

1878  On April - 15 harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap  

1878  Robert Walser, writer on April - 15.  

1882  Giovanni Amendola, Italian antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo) on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution  

1888  J Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia on this day in history.  

1888  Florence Bates, San Antonio Tx, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama) on April - 15.  

1888  On this day in history matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65  

1889  Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union) on April - 15.  

1891  On this day in history alvin Carter, Virginia, vocalist (Carter Family)  

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

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

1552  On April - 15 birth of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)  

1588  Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist was born on April - 15.  

1637  On this day in history birth of valentin Molitor, composer  

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 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 April - 15.  

1220  Adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies on April - 15.  

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

1472  On this day in history leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68  

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 April - 15.  

1610  Johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

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