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Historical Events In April - 15

Thursday, 29 October 2020

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

1938  The birth of Claudia Cardinale, Film actress on April - 15.  

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

1939  On April - 15 albert Lebrun elected president of France  

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

1940  On April - 15 british troops land at Narvik, Norway  

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  On this day in history george VI awards the George Cross to the people of Malta  

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

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 this day in history raffaele Casimiro Casimiri, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

1947  On April - 15 jackie Robinson goes hitless in his major league debut  

1947  On this day in history wolstenholme, rocker, dies  

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

1948  On April - 15 indian territory of Himachal Pradesh created  

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

1949  Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Redemptoris nostri on April - 15.  

1949  On April - 15 wallace Beery, US actor (The Champ), dies at 64  

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 this day in history.  

1952  On April - 15 1st B-52 prototype test flight  

1953  Malans National Party wins South African elections on April - 15.  

1954  On April - 15 yankees dedicate a plaque to Edward Barrow  

1954  On this day in history kARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting  

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

1955  On April - 15 ray Kroc starts the McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants  

1955  On April - 15 ray Kroc starts McDonald's chain of fast food restaurants (Illinois)  

1956  Emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1957  Congress gives Post Office $41M; restoring Saturday mail delivery on this day in history.  

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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  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  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 this day in history death of godwin, Earl of Wessex  

1220  Adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

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

1605  On this day in history boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies  

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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