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Historical Events In April - 15

Friday, 05 March 2021

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

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  On April - 15 carl Eilhardt, composer  

1845  On April - 15 dave Gregory, cricketer (Australia's 1st Test captain)  

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 April - 15.  

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

1853  On April - 15 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 April - 15.  

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

1861  On this day in history federal army mobilized by Pres Lincoln  

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

1863  Jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer, dies at 90 on April - 15.  

1864  On April - 15 general Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas  

1865  On April - 15 the American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play  

1865  On April - 15 otto von Bismarck elevated to earl  

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

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

1874  On this day in history nY legislature passes compulsory education law  

1874  On April - 15 johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)  

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

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

1878  Harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap on this day in history.  

1878  On this day in history robert Walser, writer  

1882  On April - 15 giovanni Amendola, Italian antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo)  

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

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

1889  On this day in history 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  Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary was born on this day in history.  

1469  On this day in history birth of nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs  

1489  On April - 15 birth of sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588)  

1552  Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626) was born on this day in history.  

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

1637  On April - 15 birth of valentin Molitor, composer  

1641  On April - 15 birth of robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722)  

1646  On April - 15 birth of king Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1053  On this day in history death of godwin, Earl of Wessex  

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 this day in history.  

1502  On this day in history 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 April - 15.  

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

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