Historical Events In April - 15
Monday, 12 April 2021
0069 Battle at Bedriacum, North-Italy on this day in history.
0784 On this day in history first balloon flight in Ireland
1053 Godwin, Earl of Wessex on this day in history.
1205 Battle at Adrianople: Bulgaria beats Emp Boudouin of Constantinople on April - 15.
1220 Adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.
1250 On April - 15 pope Innoncent III refuses Jews of Cordova Spain to build a synagogue
1415 Manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian on this day in history.
1450 On this day in history french defeat English at Battle of Formigny in 100 Years' War
1452 Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary on this day in history.
1469 On April - 15 nanak, 1st guru of Sikhs
1472 Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68 on April - 15.
1492 On April - 15 the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, Rennaisance man
1493 On this day in history -20/4 Barcelona] Columbus meets with King Ferdinand & Isabella
1502 Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.
1581 Cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist
1594 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague) on April - 15.
1595 Willem I's daughter of Elisabeth of Nassau marries duke Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne of Broth on this day in history.
1605 On April - 15 boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies
1607 Cornelius Kilianus, Flemish translator/poet, dies at about 78 on this day in history.
1610 Johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62 on this day in history.
1621 On April - 15 hugo the Great arrives in France
1621 John Carver, first governor of Plymouth Colony on April - 15.
1632 Swedish & Saxon army beat Earl Tilly on this day in history.
1637 Valentin Molitor, composer on April - 15.
1651 On April - 15 domenico Gabrielli, composer
1652 On this day in history patriarch Joseph, head of the Russian Orthodox Church
1654 On April - 15 england & Netherlands signs peace treaty
1659 On this day in history simon Dach, German poet, dies
1682 On April - 15 john van Huysum, Dutch painter (flowers/fruit)
1684 On April - 15 catherine I, empress of Russia (1725-27)
1688 On this day in history johann Friedrich Fasch, composer
1689 On this day in history french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
1689 On this day in history ferdinand Zellbell, composer