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Historical Events In April - 15

Friday, 18 June 2021

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

1837  Horace Porter, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1921 on April - 15.  

1843  The birth of Henry James, American novelist on this day in history.  

1843  Carl Eilhardt, composer on April - 15.  

1845  Dave Gregory, cricketer (Australia's 1st Test captain) on April - 15.  

1850  City of San Francisco incorporated on April - 15.  

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 this day in history johann Leopold Fuchs, composer, dies at 67  

1857  N R Pogson discovers asteroid #43 Ariadne on this day in history.  

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

1858  On April - 15 anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher  

1861  Federal army mobilized by Pres Lincoln on this day in history.  

1861  On April - 15 federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by Pres Lincoln  

1863  On April - 15 jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer, dies at 90  

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

1865  The American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play on this day in history.  

1865  Otto von Bismarck elevated to earl on April - 15.  

1866  On this day in history william Jackson, composer, dies at 51  

1870  Last day US silver coins allow to circulate in Canada on this day in history.  

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

1874  Johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919) on this day in history.  

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

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

1878  On April - 15 harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap  

1878  On this day in history robert Walser, writer  

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

1885  Naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution on April - 15.  

1888  J Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia on April - 15.  

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

1888  Matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65 on April - 15.  

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

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

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

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 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 this day in history.  

1220  On this day in history adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1415  On this day in history death of manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian  

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 April - 15.  

1605  Boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies on April - 15.  

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 April - 15.  

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