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