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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  

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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 April - 15 birth of nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs  

1489  On this day in history birth of sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588)  

1552  On this day in history birth of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)  

1588  Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist was born on this day in history.  

1637  Valentin Molitor, composer was born on this day in history.  

1641  Robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  

1646  King Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699) was born on April - 15.  

Famous Deaths In April - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1053  Death of Godwin, Earl of Wessex on April - 15.  

1220  Adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies on April - 15.  

1415  On April - 15 death of manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian  

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

1502  Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on April - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

1610  On April - 15 johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62  

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