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Historical Events In April - 15

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

1829  On this day in history mary Harris Thompson, 1st American woman surgeon  

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

1843  On this day in history the birth of Henry James, American novelist  

1843  Carl Eilhardt, composer on this day in history.  

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 April - 15.  

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

1858  On this day in history battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists  

1858  Anton G O Ridder Van Rappard, Dutch painter/lithographer/etcher on April - 15.  

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

1861  Federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by Pres Lincoln on April - 15.  

1863  On this day in history jan Nepomuk Kanka, composer, dies at 90  

1864  General Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas on April - 15.  

1865  The American president Abraham Lincoln is assassinated while watching a play on April - 15.  

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

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

1870  On this day in history last day US silver coins allow to circulate in Canada  

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

1874  On this day in history johannes Stark, Germany, physicist (Stark effect) (Nobel 1919)  

1875  On April - 15 klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright/novelist (Poverty)  

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

1878  On this day in history harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap  

1878  On April - 15 robert Walser, writer  

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

1885  On April - 15 naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution  

1888  On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia  

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

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

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

1891  Alvin Carter, Virginia, vocalist (Carter Family) on April - 15.  

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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  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  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  Valentin Molitor, composer was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Godwin, Earl of Wessex on this day in history.  

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

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

1472  Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68 on April - 15.  

1502  On this day in history jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies  

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

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

1610  Johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62 on April - 15.  

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