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.