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Historical Events In April - 15

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1937  On this day in history nikolai Artzibushev, composer, dies at 79  

1938  The birth of Claudia Cardinale, Film actress on this day in history.  

1938  Caesar Vallejo, Peru/French poet (Trilce, Russia & 1931), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1939  Albert Lebrun elected president of France on this day in history.  

1940  On April - 15 the birth of Jeffrey Archer, British author  

1940  British troops land at Narvik, Norway on April - 15.  

1941  First helicopter flight of 1 hr duration, Stratford, Ct on this day in history.  

1941  On this day in history 1st helicopter flight of 1 hr duration, Stratford, Ct  

1942  George VI awards the George Cross to the people of Malta on April - 15.  

1942  George VI awards George Cross to people of Malta on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history robert Musil, Austrian writer (Mann ohne Eigenschaften), dies at 61  

1943  On April - 15 metropolitan Life Insurances issues a $225 million check to Chase  

1943  On April - 15 raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer, dies at 62  

1945  FDR buried on grounds of Hyde Park home on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history british Army liberates Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen  

1947  Jackie Robinson goes hitless in his major league debut on April - 15.  

1947  Wolstenholme, rocker, dies on this day in history.  

1948  On April - 15 first Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated  

1948  On this day in history indian territory of Himachal Pradesh created  

1948  1st Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated on April - 15.  

1949  On April - 15 pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri  

1949  On this day in history wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64  

1951  Michael Gorsira is 1st person in charge of Curacao on this day in history.  

1952  Detroit Red Wings sweeps Montreal Canadiens for the Stanley Cup on April - 15.  

1952  First B-52 prototype test flight on April - 15.  

1952  On this day in history 1st B-52 prototype test flight  

1953  On this day in history malans National Party wins South African elections  

1954  On this day in history yankees dedicate a plaque to Edward Barrow  

1954  On April - 15 kARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting  

1954  Juan Vicente Lecuna, composer, dies at 54 on April - 15.  

1955  Ray Kroc starts the McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants on this day in history.  

1955  On this day in history ray Kroc starts McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants (Illinois)  

1956  On April - 15 emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88  

1957  Congress gives Post Office $41M; restoring Saturday mail delivery on April - 15.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1452  Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary was born on April - 15.  

1469  Nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs was born on April - 15.  

1489  Sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588) was born on April - 15.  

1552  Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626) was born on April - 15.  

1588  On this day in history birth of claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist  

1637  On this day in history birth of valentin Molitor, composer  

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

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 April - 15.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1605  Boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies on this day in history.  

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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