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Historical Events In April - 15

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

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

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

1959  The birth of Emma Thompson, British actress on April - 15.  

1960  On April - 15 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 April - 15.  

1962  On April - 15 uSS Princeton brought first Marine helicopters to Vietnam. This was first Marine advisory unit to arrive in South Vietnam.  

1962  Clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80 on April - 15.  

1965  Syd Chaplin, dies at 80 on April - 15.  

1966  The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" on this day in history.  

1966  Joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81 on April - 15.  

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  North Korean aircraft shoots down Navy EC-121 reconnaissance aircraft over the Sea of Japan on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history 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  C Torres discovers asteroid #2784 Domeyko on this day in history.  

1975  On April - 15 first appearance of the San Diego Chicken  

1975  On this day in history charles Marshall, dies  

1976  Gerald Smith, antisemite/catholic (Natl Christian Crusade), dies at 78 on April - 15.  

1978  43 die as 2 express trains collide head-on south of Bologna, Italy on this day in history.  

1980  E Bowell discovers asteroid #3041 Webb on April - 15.  

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

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

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

1982  A Mrkos discovers asteroid #3257 on this day in history.  

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 April - 15 5 murderers, of Egyptian pres Sadat, executed  

1983  On this day in history rodolfo Hoyos actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68  

1983  Tokyo Disneyland opens on this day in history.  

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  Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary was born on this day in history.  

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

1489  On April - 15 birth of sinan, Ottoman architect (d. 1588)  

1552  On this day in history birth of pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (d. 1626)  

1588  Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist was born on this day in history.  

1637  On April - 15 birth of valentin Molitor, composer  

1641  On this day in history birth of robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722)  

1646  King Christian V of Denmark (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1053  Death of Godwin, Earl of Wessex on this day in history.  

1220  On April - 15 adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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

1472  Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1502  On April - 15 jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies  

1605  On April - 15 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 this day in history johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62  

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