Historical Events In April - 15
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
1891 Stephen Albert Emery, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1892 On April - 15 general Electric Company, forms & is incorporated in NY
1894 On this day in history elizabeth Mae "Bessie" Smith, Empress of Blues (over 200 songs)
1895 On April - 15 josephine Blatt (US) makes hip-and-harness lift of 3564 lb (record)
1895 On this day in history corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Gente in Aspromonte)
1896 On this day in history 1st Olympic games close at Athens, Greece
1898 On this day in history marian Jordan, actress, radio comedienne (Molly-Fibber McGee & Molly)
1898 Kepa Te Rangihiwinui, Maori military leader on April - 15.
1900 On April - 15 an early 50 mile race is won by an electric car in over 2 hrs
1900 International Exposition opens in Paris on this day in history.
1901 1st British motorized burial on this day in history.
1901 On April - 15 joe Davis, English snooker/billiards-world champ (1927-46)
1902 On April - 15 pope Leo XIII encyclical "On the Church in the US"
1902 On April - 15 pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Church in US"
1903 On April - 15 erich Arendt, writer [or Apr 16]
1906 On this day in history the Armenian organization AGBU is established.
1906 On April - 15 a J "Sandy" Bell, S Afr cricket fast bowler (16 Tests 1929-35)
1907 On this day in history gerald Abrahams, Liverpool, author (Teach Yourself Chess)
1908 On this day in history eden Ahbez, songwriter
1909 Mien Wenneker, Dutch prince Henry's lover, weds Uncle Cornelis Abbo on this day in history.
1910 Taft is 1st pres to throw out a 1st ball at a baseball game on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history lord Grey of Naunton, chancellor (Ulster University)
1911 Jack Lawrence Theater (Playhouse) opens at 137 W 48th St NYC on April - 15.
1911 On April - 15 jacob Fresco, Dutch architect (Antilles Brewery/Autonomy Monument)
1911 On April - 15 georg Knorr, German engineer, dies
1912 A Massinger discovers asteroids #731 Sorga & #732 Tjilaki on April - 15.
1912 On April - 15 titanic sinks at 2 27 AM in North Atlantic as the band plays on
1912 Titanic sinks... A slew of bad movies follow on April - 15.
1912 USS Chester and USS Salem sailed from MA to assist RMS Titanic survivors on April - 15.
1912 On April - 15 titanic sinks at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland as band plays on
1912 Kim II Sung, pres of North Korea (1945-94) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history titanic sinks at 2:27 AM in North Atlantic as the band plays on
1914 On April - 15 john Gregory, dancer
1915 On April - 15 manuel de Falla's ballet "El Amor Brujo," premieres in Madrid