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Historical Events In April - 15

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1937  Nikolai Artzibushev, composer, dies at 79 on April - 15.  

1938  On this day in history the birth of Claudia Cardinale, Film actress  

1938  Caesar Vallejo, Peru/French poet (Trilce, Russia & 1931), dies at 46 on April - 15.  

1939  On April - 15 albert Lebrun elected president of France  

1940  The birth of Jeffrey Archer, British author on April - 15.  

1940  British troops land at Narvik, Norway on this day in history.  

1941  On April - 15 first helicopter flight of 1 hr duration, Stratford, Ct  

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

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

1942  On April - 15 george VI awards George Cross to people of Malta  

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

1943  Metropolitan Life Insurances issues a $225 million check to Chase on this day in history.  

1943  Raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer, dies at 62 on April - 15.  

1945  On this day in history fDR buried on grounds of Hyde Park home  

1945  British Army liberates Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen on this day in history.  

1947  Jackie Robinson goes hitless in his major league debut on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history wolstenholme, rocker, dies  

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

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

1948  1st Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri  

1949  Wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64 on April - 15.  

1951  Michael Gorsira is 1st person in charge of Curacao on April - 15.  

1952  On April - 15 detroit Red Wings sweeps Montreal Canadiens for the Stanley Cup  

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

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

1953  Malans National Party wins South African elections on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history juan Vicente Lecuna, composer, dies at 54  

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

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  On this day in history birth of leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary  

1469  Nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs was born on this day in history.  

1489  Sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588) was born on this day in history.  

1552  On April - 15 birth of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)  

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

1637  Valentin Molitor, composer was born on April - 15.  

1641  On this day in history 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  On April - 15 death of godwin, Earl of Wessex  

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

1415  On this day in history death of manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian  

1472  On April - 15 leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68  

1502  Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.  

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

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