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Historical Events In April - 15

Friday, 03 July 2020

1958  Estelle Taylor, dies at 64 on April - 15.  

1959  Fidel Castro begins US goodwill tour on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history the birth of Emma Thompson, British actress  

1960  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee organizes at Shaw U on April - 15.  

1961  On April - 15 launching of first nuclear-powered frigate, USS Bainbridge, at Quincy, MA  

1961  On April - 15 yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, is awarded the Order of Lenin  

1962  On this day in history uSS Princeton brought first Marine helicopters to Vietnam. This was first Marine advisory unit to arrive in South Vietnam.  

1962  On this day in history clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80  

1965  On this day in history syd Chaplin, dies at 80  

1966  The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" on April - 15.  

1966  Joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81 on this day in history.  

1967  On April - 15 antonio de Curtis Toto, comedian, dies of heart attack at 69  

1968  Boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer, dies at 73 on April - 15.  

1969  On this day in history north Korean aircraft shoots down Navy EC-121 reconnaissance aircraft over the Sea of Japan  

1969  On April - 15 victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso, dies at 81  

1971  43rd Academy Awards presented on April - 15.  

1972  On April - 15 otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64  

1974  On this day in history military coup in Niger  

1975  On April - 15 c Torres discovers asteroid #2784 Domeyko  

1975  On this day in history first appearance of the San Diego Chicken  

1975  On this day in history charles Marshall, dies  

1976  On April - 15 gerald Smith, antisemite/catholic (Natl Christian Crusade), dies at 78  

1978  43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy on April - 15.  

1980  On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3041 Webb  

1980  On April - 15 raymond Bailey actor (Mr Drysdale-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 75  

1980  Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74 on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history french Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67  

1982  A Mrkos discovers asteroid #3257 on April - 15.  

1982  Apollo Computer announces DN400, DN420, & landscape display on April - 15.  

1982  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  

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

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

1552  On April - 15 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  On this day in history 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  On this day in history adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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  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  Johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

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