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Historical Events In April - 15

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

1837  Horace Porter, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1921 on this day in history.  

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

1843  On this day in history carl Eilhardt, composer  

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

1850  City of San Francisco incorporated on April - 15.  

1850  John Munroe Longyear, US, capitalist/bank president on April - 15.  

1851  Earl G Andressy sentenced to death in Hungary on April - 15.  

1853  On April - 15 protestant church questions king Willem III RC bishops  

1853  Johann Leopold Fuchs, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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 April - 15 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  On this day in history jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer, dies at 90  

1864  General Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas on this day in history.  

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 April - 15.  

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

1870  Last day US silver coins allow to circulate in Canada on April - 15.  

1874  NY legislature passes compulsory education law on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1878  Harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap on April - 15.  

1878  On April - 15 robert Walser, writer  

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

1885  Naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution on this day in history.  

1888  On April - 15 j Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia  

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

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

1889  On this day in history asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union)  

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

1552  On this day in history 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 April - 15 birth of robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722)  

1646  King Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

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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 April - 15 adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1415  Death of Manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian on April - 15.  

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  On April - 15 boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies  

1607  On this day in history cornelius Kilianus, Flemish translator/poet, dies at about 78  

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

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