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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  

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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  On April - 15 birth of nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs  

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  On this day in history birth of valentin Molitor, composer  

1641  Robert Sibbald, Scottish physician (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62  

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