Historical Events In April - 15
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1958 Estelle Taylor, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1959 Fidel Castro begins US goodwill tour on April - 15.
1959 The birth of Emma Thompson, British actress on this day in history.
1960 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee organizes at Shaw U on this day in history.
1961 Launching of first nuclear-powered frigate, USS Bainbridge, at Quincy, MA on April - 15.
1961 On this day in history yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, is awarded the Order of Lenin
1962 USS Princeton brought first Marine helicopters to Vietnam. This was first Marine advisory unit to arrive in South Vietnam on April - 15.
1962 Clara Blandick, committed suicide at 80 on this day in history.
1965 Syd Chaplin, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1966 The Rolling Stones release "Aftermath" on this day in history.
1966 On April - 15 joseph Crehan, dies of stroke at 81
1967 On this day in history antonio de Curtis Toto, comedian, dies of heart attack at 69
1968 On April - 15 boris Mykolayovich Lyatoshyns'ky, composer, dies at 73
1969 On April - 15 north Korean aircraft shoots down Navy EC-121 reconnaissance aircraft over the Sea of Japan
1969 Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1971 On April - 15 43rd Academy Awards presented
1972 Otto Brenner, German trade union leader, dies at 64 on April - 15.
1974 Military coup in Niger on April - 15.
1975 On April - 15 c Torres discovers asteroid #2784 Domeyko
1975 First appearance of the San Diego Chicken on April - 15.
1975 Charles Marshall, dies on this day in history.
1976 On April - 15 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 E Bowell discovers asteroid #3041 Webb on April - 15.
1980 Raymond Bailey actor (Mr Drysdale-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1980 Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74 on April - 15.
1981 On April - 15 french Duynstee, Dutch states rights leader, dies at 67
1982 On this day in history a Mrkos discovers asteroid #3257
1982 On this day in history apollo Computer announces DN400, DN420, & landscape display
1982 On this day in history the Muslims who murdered President Sadat of Egypt are executed
1982 On April - 15 5 murderers, of Egyptian pres Sadat, executed
1983 On April - 15 rodolfo Hoyos actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68
1983 Tokyo Disneyland opens on April - 15.
1983 On April - 15 gyula Illyes, Hungarian writer/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), dies at 80