Historical Events In April - 15
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1958 Estelle Taylor, dies at 64 on April - 15.
1959 Fidel Castro begins US goodwill tour on April - 15.
1959 The birth of Emma Thompson, British actress on April - 15.
1960 On this day in history student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee organizes at Shaw U
1961 On April - 15 launching of first nuclear-powered frigate, USS Bainbridge, at Quincy, MA
1961 Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, is awarded the Order of Lenin on this day in history.
1962 USS Princeton brought first Marine helicopters to Vietnam. This was first Marine advisory unit to arrive in South Vietnam on this day in history.
1962 Clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80 on April - 15.
1965 Syd Chaplin, dies at 80 on April - 15.
1966 On April - 15 the Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"
1966 Joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81 on this day in history.
1967 Antonio de Curtis Toto, comedian, dies of heart attack at 69 on this day in history.
1968 Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1969 On April - 15 north Korean aircraft shoots down Navy EC-121 reconnaissance aircraft over the Sea of Japan
1969 On this day in history victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso, dies at 81
1971 43rd Academy Awards presented on this day in history.
1972 On April - 15 otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64
1974 Military coup in Niger on April - 15.
1975 C Torres discovers asteroid #2784 Domeyko on April - 15.
1975 On this day in history first appearance of the San Diego Chicken
1975 Charles Marshall, dies on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history gerald Smith, antisemite/catholic (Natl Christian Crusade), dies at 78
1978 On this day in history 43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy
1980 On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3041 Webb
1980 Raymond Bailey actor (Mr Drysdale-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 75 on April - 15.
1980 Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74 on April - 15.
1981 French Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1982 On April - 15 a Mrkos discovers asteroid #3257
1982 Apollo Computer announces DN400, DN420, & landscape display on this day in history.
1982 On April - 15 the Muslims who murdered President Sadat of Egypt are executed
1982 On this day in history 5 murderers, of Egyptian pres Sadat, executed
1983 Rodolfo Hoyos actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68 on April - 15.
1983 On this day in history tokyo Disneyland opens
1983 On this day in history gyula Illyes, Hungarian writer/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), dies at 80