Historical Events In April - 15
Thursday, 12 December 2019
0069 On this day in history battle at Bedriacum, North-Italy
0784 First balloon flight in Ireland on this day in history.
1053 Godwin, Earl of Wessex on April - 15.
1205 Battle at Adrianople: Bulgaria beats Emp Boudouin of Constantinople on this day in history.
1220 On this day in history adolf I, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1250 Pope Innoncent III refuses Jews of Cordova Spain to build a synagogue on this day in history.
1415 On this day in history manuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian
1450 On April - 15 french defeat English at Battle of Formigny in 100 Years' War
1452 On this day in history leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary
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 this day in history the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, Rennaisance man
1493 On April - 15 -20/4 Barcelona] Columbus meets with King Ferdinand & Isabella
1502 Jan IV Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history cortes van Thomar accepts Philip II as king of Portugal
1588 On this day in history claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguist
1594 On this day in history fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)
1595 On this day in history willem I's daughter of Elisabeth of Nassau marries duke Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne of Broth
1605 Boris Godunov, tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies on this day in history.
1607 Cornelius Kilianus, Flemish translator/poet, dies at about 78 on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history johan van Duivenoorde, mister of Warmond, dies at about 62
1621 Hugo the Great arrives in France on April - 15.
1621 On this day in history john Carver, first governor of Plymouth Colony
1632 Swedish & Saxon army beat Earl Tilly on April - 15.
1637 On this day in history valentin Molitor, composer
1651 On April - 15 domenico Gabrielli, composer
1652 On April - 15 patriarch Joseph, head of the Russian Orthodox Church
1654 England & Netherlands signs peace treaty on April - 15.
1659 On April - 15 simon Dach, German poet, dies
1682 On April - 15 john van Huysum, Dutch painter (flowers/fruit)
1684 Catherine I, empress of Russia (1725-27) on April - 15.
1688 Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history french king Louis XIV declares war on Spain
1689 On April - 15 ferdinand Zellbell, composer