April 15th All Events

April 15th, 2008 (April 15 2008)DeathKrister Stendahl, Swedish Lutheran theologian and bishop (born in 1921)
April 15th, 2008 (April 15 2008)DeathBenoit Lamy, Belgian Movie Director (born in 1945)
April 15th, 2007 (April 15 2007)DeathBrant Parker, American cartoonist (born in 1920)
April 15th, 2005 (April 15 2005)DeathJohn Fred, American singer (born in 1941)
April 15th, 2004 (April 15 2004)DeathRay Condo, Canadian musician (born in 1950)
April 15th, 2003 (April 15 2003)DeathErin Fleming, Canadian actress (born in 1941)
April 15th, 2003 (April 15 2003)DeathReg Bundy, British performer (born in 1941)
April 15th, 2002 (April 15 2002)EventAn Air China Boeing 767-200, flight CA129 crashes into a hillside during heavy rain and fog near Busan, South Korea, killing 128.
April 15th, 2002 (April 15 2002)DeathDamon Knight, American author (born in 1922)
April 15th, 2002 (April 15 2002)DeathByron "Whizzer" White, American football player and U.S. Supreme Court Justice (born in 1917)Byron White Quotes
April 15th, 2001 (April 15 2001)DeathJoey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (born in 1951)
April 15th, 2000 (April 15 2000)DeathEdward Gorey, American illustrator (born in 1925)
April 15th, 1999 (April 15 1999)DeathHarvey Postlethwaite, British engineer and racing car designer (born in 1944)
April 15th, 1998 (April 15 1998)DeathPol Pot, Cambodian dictator (born in 1925)
April 15th, 1997 (April 15 1997)EventFire sweeps through a campsite of Muslims making the Hajj pilgrimage; the official death toll is 343.
April 15th, 1995 (April 15 1995)DeathHarry Shoulberg, American painter, serigrapher (born in 1903)
April 15th, 1994 (April 15 1994)EventRepresentatives of 124 countries and the European Communities sign the Marrakesh Agreements revising the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and initiating the World Trade Organization (effective January 1, 1995).
April 15th, 1994 (April 15 1994)DeathJohn Curry, English figure skater (born in 1949)
April 15th, 1993 (April 15 1993)BirthMadeleine Martin, American television actress
April 15th, 1993 (April 15 1993)DeathJohn Tuzo Wilson, Canadian geologist (born in 1908)
April 15th, 1993 (April 15 1993)DeathLeslie Charteris, Singapore-born author (born in 1907)
April 15th, 1992 (April 15 1992)EventThe National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
April 15th, 1992 (April 15 1992)BirthAmy Diamond, Swedish singer
April 15th, 1990 (April 15 1990)BirthEmma Watson, English actress
April 15th, 1990 (April 15 1990)DeathGreta Garbo, Swedish actress (born in 1905)
April 15th, 1989 (April 15 1989)EventHillsborough disaster: A human crush occurs at Hillsborough Stadium, home of football club Sheffield Wednesday, resulting in the deaths of 96 Liverpool FC fans.
April 15th, 1989 (April 15 1989)EventUpon Hu Yaobang s death, the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 begin in the People s Republic of China.
April 15th, 1989 (April 15 1989)DeathNesuhi Ertegun, American record executive (born in 1917)
April 15th, 1989 (April 15 1989)DeathHu Yaobang, Chinese politician (born in 1915)
April 15th, 1988 (April 15 1988)DeathKenneth Williams, English actor and comedian (born in 1926)
April 15th, 1988 (April 15 1988)DeathYouri Egorov, Soviet classical pianist (born in 1954)
April 15th, 1986 (April 15 1986)EventThe United States launches Operation El Dorado Canyon against Libya.
April 15th, 1986 (April 15 1986)BirthQuincy Owusu-Abeyie, Dutch footballer
April 15th, 1986 (April 15 1986)DeathJean Genet, French author (born in 1910)Jean Genet Quotes
April 15th, 1985 (April 15 1985)BirthJohn Danks, American baseball player
April 15th, 1985 (April 15 1985)BirthAaron Laffey, American baseball player
April 15th, 1984 (April 15 1984)EventBritish comedian Tommy Cooper suffers a massive heart attack while live on TV.
April 15th, 1984 (April 15 1984)BirthRodney Carney, NBA athlete
April 15th, 1984 (April 15 1984)BirthCam Janssen, American ice hockey player
April 15th, 1984 (April 15 1984)BirthBen Kasica, Guitarist of rock band Skillet
April 15th, 1984 (April 15 1984)DeathTommy Cooper, Welsh comedy magician (born in 1921)
April 15th, 1984 (April 15 1984)DeathAlexander Trocchi, Scottish writer (born in 1925)
April 15th, 1983 (April 15 1983)BirthIlya Kovalchuk, Russian ice hockey player
April 15th, 1983 (April 15 1983)BirthAlice Braga, Brazilian actress
April 15th, 1983 (April 15 1983)BirthDudu Cearense, Brazilian footballer
April 15th, 1983 (April 15 1983)BirthBronson La Cassie, Australian professional golfer
April 15th, 1983 (April 15 1983)DeathCorrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor (born in 1892)
April 15th, 1982 (April 15 1982)BirthAnthony Green, American musician
April 15th, 1982 (April 15 1982)BirthSeth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer
April 15th, 1982 (April 15 1982)BirthAlbert Riera, Spanish footballer
April 15th, 1982 (April 15 1982)BirthMichael Aubrey, American baseball player
April 15th, 1982 (April 15 1982)DeathArthur Lowe, British actor (born in 1915)
April 15th, 1981 (April 15 1981)BirthAndres D Alessandro, Argentine football player
April 15th, 1981 (April 15 1981)BirthSeth Wulsin, American artist
April 15th, 1980 (April 15 1980)BirthNatalie Casey, British actress
April 15th, 1980 (April 15 1980)BirthJames Foster, English cricketer
April 15th, 1980 (April 15 1980)BirthRaul Lopez, Spanish basketball player
April 15th, 1980 (April 15 1980)BirthVictor Nunez, Costa Rican footballer
April 15th, 1980 (April 15 1980)BirthFrank Schleck, Luxembourgish cyclist
April 15th, 1980 (April 15 1980)DeathRaymond Bailey, American actor (born in 1904)
April 15th, 1980 (April 15 1980)DeathJean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher and writer, Nobel laureate (born in 1905)Jean-Paul Sartre Quotes
April 15th, 1979 (April 15 1979)EventA disastrous earthquake (of M 7.1) on Montenegro coast. Media:http://lemnos.geo.auth.gr/~zroum/Albania/Albania.htm[1]
April 15th, 1978 (April 15 1978)BirthAustin Aries, American wrestler
April 15th, 1978 (April 15 1978)BirthMilton Bradley, American baseball player
April 15th, 1978 (April 15 1978)BirthTim Corcoran, American baseball player
April 15th, 1977 (April 15 1977)BirthBrian Pothier, American ice hockey player
April 15th, 1976 (April 15 1976)BirthJason Bonsignore, Canadian ice hockey player
April 15th, 1976 (April 15 1976)BirthSusan Ward, American actress
April 15th, 1975 (April 15 1975)BirthPaul Dana, American race car driver (died in 2006)
April 15th, 1975 (April 15 1975)DeathRichard Conte, American actor (born in 1910)
April 15th, 1974 (April 15 1974)BirthMike Quinn, American football player
April 15th, 1974 (April 15 1974)BirthKeith Malley, American comedian and podcaster (Keith and The Girl)
April 15th, 1974 (April 15 1974)BirthDanny Pino, American actor
April 15th, 1974 (April 15 1974)BirthDouglas Spain, American actor
April 15th, 1974 (April 15 1974)BirthJosh Todd, American musician (Buckcherry)
April 15th, 1974 (April 15 1974)DeathGiovanni D Anzi, Italian songwriter (born in 1906)
April 15th, 1972 (April 15 1972)BirthLou Romano, American voice actor
April 15th, 1972 (April 15 1972)BirthArturo Gatti, Canadian boxer
April 15th, 1971 (April 15 1971)BirthKaty Hill, British television presenter
April 15th, 1971 (April 15 1971)BirthSarah Jane Hamilton, British pornographic actress
April 15th, 1971 (April 15 1971)BirthJason Sehorn, American football player
April 15th, 1971 (April 15 1971)DeathDan Reeves, American football team owner (born in 1912)
April 15th, 1970 (April 15 1970)BirthFlex Alexander, American actor
April 15th, 1970 (April 15 1970)DeathRipper Collins, American baseball player (born in 1904)
April 15th, 1969 (April 15 1969)BirthJeromy Burnitz, American baseball player
April 15th, 1969 (April 15 1969)BirthJimmy Waite, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
April 15th, 1969 (April 15 1969)DeathVictoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Queen of Spain (born in 1887)
April 15th, 1968 (April 15 1968)BirthEd O Brien, British musician (Radiohead)
April 15th, 1968 (April 15 1968)BirthStacey Williams, American model
April 15th, 1967 (April 15 1967)EventScotland defeats rival England 3-2 at Wembley Stadium, causing the Scots fans to jokingly claim their side as "Unofficial world Champions", creating the phenomenon of the Unofficial Football World Championships.
April 15th, 1967 (April 15 1967)BirthFrankie Poullain, British musician (The Darkness)
April 15th, 1967 (April 15 1967)BirthDara Torres, American swimmer
April 15th, 1967 (April 15 1967)BirthAlt, Brazilian comic creator
April 15th, 1966 (April 15 1966)BirthSamantha Fox, English singer
April 15th, 1965 (April 15 1965)BirthLinda Perry, American musician
April 15th, 1963 (April 15 1963)BirthBobby Pepper, American journalist
April 15th, 1963 (April 15 1963)DeathEdward "Carji" Greeves, Australian rules footballer (born in 1903)
April 15th, 1962 (April 15 1962)BirthSurjit Bindrakhia, Punjabi Bhangra singer
April 15th, 1962 (April 15 1962)BirthNawal El Moutawakel, Morrocan hurdler
April 15th, 1962 (April 15 1962)BirthTom Kane, American voice actor
April 15th, 1962 (April 15 1962)DeathClara Blandick, American actress (born in 1881)
April 15th, 1962 (April 15 1962)DeathArsenio Lacson, Filipino politician and sportswriter (born in 1911)
April 15th, 1960 (April 15 1960)BirthTony Jones (snooker), English snooker player
April 15th, 1960 (April 15 1960)BirthPedro Delgado, Spanish cyclist
April 15th, 1960 (April 15 1960)BirthHRH Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant, heir to the Belgian throne
April 15th, 1959 (April 15 1959)BirthFruit Chan, Hong Kong film director
April 15th, 1959 (April 15 1959)BirthEmma Thompson, English actress
April 15th, 1959 (April 15 1959)BirthThomas F. Wilson, American actor
April 15th, 1959 (April 15 1959)BirthKevin Lowe, Canadian ice hockey player and general manager
April 15th, 1958 (April 15 1958)BirthKeith Acton, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
April 15th, 1958 (April 15 1958)BirthDolores Gordon-Smith, British WriterGordon Smith Quotes
April 15th, 1958 (April 15 1958)BirthNoni ?oannidou, Greek fashion model and actress
April 15th, 1958 (April 15 1958)BirthBenjamin Zephaniah, British writer
April 15th, 1957 (April 15 1957)EventWhite Rock, British Columbia officially separates from Surrey, British Columbia and is incorporated as a new city.
April 15th, 1957 (April 15 1957)BirthEvelyn Ashford, American athlete
April 15th, 1957 (April 15 1957)DeathPedro Infante, Mexican actor and singer (born in 1917)
April 15th, 1956 (April 15 1956)BirthMichael Cooper, American basketball player
April 15th, 1955 (April 15 1955)EventRay Kroc opens his first franchise of McDonald s restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois.
April 15th, 1955 (April 15 1955)BirthDodi Al-Fayed, Egyptian businessman (died in 1997)
April 15th, 1954 (April 15 1954)BirthSeka, American pornographic actress
April 15th, 1952 (April 15 1952)EventThe maiden flight of the B-52 Stratofortress
April 15th, 1952 (April 15 1952)BirthBengt Gingsjo, Swedish swimmer
April 15th, 1952 (April 15 1952)BirthKym Gyngell, Australian comedian
April 15th, 1952 (April 15 1952)BirthSam McMurray, American actor
April 15th, 1951 (April 15 1951)BirthHeloise, American newspaper columnist
April 15th, 1950 (April 15 1950)BirthJosiane Balasko, French actress, director and screenwriter
April 15th, 1950 (April 15 1950)BirthAmy Wright, American actress
April 15th, 1949 (April 15 1949)BirthTonio K, American singer
April 15th, 1949 (April 15 1949)BirthAlla Pugacheva, Russian singer
April 15th, 1949 (April 15 1949)BirthCraig Zadan, American film producer
April 15th, 1949 (April 15 1949)DeathWallace Beery, American actor (born in 1885)
April 15th, 1948 (April 15 1948)BirthMichael Kamen, American composer (died in 2003)
April 15th, 1948 (April 15 1948)DeathRadola Gajda, Czech military commander and politician (died in 1892)
April 15th, 1947 (April 15 1947)EventJackie Robinson debuts for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball s color line.
April 15th, 1947 (April 15 1947)BirthLois Chiles, American actress
April 15th, 1947 (April 15 1947)BirthCristina Husmark Pehrsson, Swedish politician
April 15th, 1947 (April 15 1947)BirthMike Chapman, British songwriter
April 15th, 1947 (April 15 1947)BirthLinda Bloodworth-Thomason, American writer and television producer
April 15th, 1945 (April 15 1945)EventThe Bergen-Belsen concentration camp is liberated.
April 15th, 1945 (April 15 1945)DeathHermann Florstedt, Nazi leader (born in 1895)
April 15th, 1944 (April 15 1944)BirthDzhokhar Dudaev, Chechen leader (died in 1996)
April 15th, 1944 (April 15 1944)BirthDave Edmunds, Welsh musician
April 15th, 1943 (April 15 1943)EventAn Allied bomber attack misses the Minerva automobile factory and hits the Belgian town of Mortsel instead, killing 936 civilians.
April 15th, 1943 (April 15 1943)DeathAristarkh Lentulov, Russian artist (died in 1882)
April 15th, 1942 (April 15 1942)EventGeorge Cross is awarded to "to the island fortress of Maltaits people and defenders" by King George VI.
April 15th, 1942 (April 15 1942)BirthFrancis X. DiLorenzo, American Catholic prelate
April 15th, 1942 (April 15 1942)BirthWalt Hazzard, American basketball player
April 15th, 1942 (April 15 1942)BirthKenneth Lay, American businessman (died in 2006)
April 15th, 1942 (April 15 1942)DeathRobert Musil, Austrian novelist (born in 1880)
April 15th, 1941 (April 15 1941)EventIn the Belfast Blitz, two-hundred bombers of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) attack Belfast, Northern Ireland killing one thousand people.
April 15th, 1941 (April 15 1941)BirthHoward Berman, American politician
April 15th, 1940 (April 15 1940)EventThe Allies begin their attack on the Norwegian town of Narvik which is occupied by Nazi Germany.
April 15th, 1940 (April 15 1940)BirthJeffrey Archer, British authorJeffrey Archer Quotes
April 15th, 1940 (April 15 1940)BirthWillie Davis, American baseball player
April 15th, 1940 (April 15 1940)BirthWoodie Fryman, American baseball player
April 15th, 1940 (April 15 1940)BirthRobert Lacroix, French Canadian professor of economics
April 15th, 1940 (April 15 1940)BirthRobert Walker Jr., American actor
April 15th, 1939 (April 15 1939)BirthClaudia Cardinale, Tunisian-born actress
April 15th, 1939 (April 15 1939)BirthMarty Wilde, British singer
April 15th, 1938 (April 15 1938)BirthHso Khan Pha, Burmese politician
April 15th, 1938 (April 15 1938)DeathCesar Vallejo, Peruvian poet (born in 1892)
April 15th, 1937 (April 15 1937)BirthBob Luman, American country singer (died in 1978)
April 15th, 1936 (April 15 1936)BirthRaymond Poulidor, French cyclist
April 15th, 1933 (April 15 1933)BirthRoy Clark, American musician
April 15th, 1933 (April 15 1933)BirthDavid Hamilton, British photographer, film director and producer
April 15th, 1933 (April 15 1933)BirthElizabeth Montgomery, American actress (died in 1995)
April 15th, 1933 (April 15 1933)BirthBoris Strugatsky, Russian author
April 15th, 1930 (April 15 1930)BirthVigdis Finnbogadottir, President of Iceland
April 15th, 1927 (April 15 1927)BirthRobert Mills, American physicist (died in 1999)
April 15th, 1927 (April 15 1927)DeathGaston Leroux, French writer (born in 1868)
April 15th, 1924 (April 15 1924)EventRand McNally publishes its first road atlas.
April 15th, 1924 (April 15 1924)BirthSir Neville Marriner, English conductor
April 15th, 1923 (April 15 1923)EventInsulin becomes generally available for use by diabetics.
April 15th, 1922 (April 15 1922)BirthMichael Ansara, Syrian-American actor
April 15th, 1922 (April 15 1922)BirthHarold Washington, American politician (died in 1987)
April 15th, 1921 (April 15 1921)BirthGeorgi Beregovoi, Russian cosmonaut (died in 1995)
April 15th, 1920 (April 15 1920)EventAnarchists Sacco and Vanzetti allegedly murder two security guards while robbing a shoe store.
April 15th, 1920 (April 15 1920)BirthRichard von Weizsacker, President of Germany
April 15th, 1917 (April 15 1917)BirthHans Conried, American actor (died in 1982)
April 15th, 1917 (April 15 1917)BirthJames Kee, American politician (died in 1989)
April 15th, 1916 (April 15 1916)BirthAlfred S. Bloomingdale, American businessman (died in 1982)
April 15th, 1912 (April 15 1912)EventThe British passenger liner, the RMS Titanic, sinks in the North Atlantic, after hitting an iceberg two and a half hours earlier, the previous day.
April 15th, 1912 (April 15 1912)BirthKim Il-sung, President of North Korea (died in 1994)
April 15th, 1912 (April 15 1912)DeathEdward Smith, captain of the RMS Titanic (born in 1850)
April 15th, 1912 (April 15 1912)DeathJohn Jacob Astor IV, billionaire (born in 1864)
April 15th, 1912 (April 15 1912)DeathWilliam T. Stead American author and journalist. (born in 1849)
April 15th, 1908 (April 15 1908)BirthEden Ahbez, American songwriter (died in 1995)Eden Ahbez Quotes
April 15th, 1908 (April 15 1908)BirthLita Grey, American actress (died in 1995)
April 15th, 1907 (April 15 1907)BirthNikolaas Tinbergen, Dutch ethologist, Nobel laureate (died in 1988)
April 15th, 1906 (April 15 1906)EventThe Armenian organization AGBU is established.
April 15th, 1904 (April 15 1904)BirthArshile Gorky, Armenian Artist (died in 1948)
April 15th, 1902 (April 15 1902)BirthFernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist (died in 2002)
April 15th, 1901 (April 15 1901)BirthJoe Davis, English snooker player (died in 1978)
April 15th, 1898 (April 15 1898)DeathKepa Te Rangihiwinui, Maori military leader
April 15th, 1896 (April 15 1896)BirthNikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian chemist, Nobel laureate (died in 1986)
April 15th, 1895 (April 15 1895)BirthClark McConachy, New Zealand billiards player (died in 1980)
April 15th, 1894 (April 15 1894)BirthBessie Smith, American blues singer (died in 1937)
April 15th, 1892 (April 15 1892)EventThe General Electric Company is formed.
April 15th, 1892 (April 15 1892)BirthCorrie ten Boom, Dutch author and Holocaust survivor (died in 1983)
April 15th, 1892 (April 15 1892)BirthTheo Osterkamp, World War I and World War II German fighter pilot (died in 1975)
April 15th, 1889 (April 15 1889)BirthThomas Hart Benton, American muralist (died in 1975)
April 15th, 1889 (April 15 1889)BirthA. Philip Randolph, American activist (died in 1979)
April 15th, 1889 (April 15 1889)DeathFather Damien, Belgian missionary (born in 1840)
April 15th, 1888 (April 15 1888)BirthMaximilian Kronberger, German poet (died in 1904)
April 15th, 1888 (April 15 1888)DeathMatthew Arnold, English poet (born in 1822)Matthew Arnold Quotes
April 15th, 1886 (April 15 1886)BirthNikolay Gumilyov, Russian poet (died in 1921)
April 15th, 1885 (April 15 1885)BirthTadeusz Kutrzeba, Polish general (died in 1947)
April 15th, 1883 (April 15 1883)BirthStanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (died in 1967)
April 15th, 1879 (April 15 1879)BirthMelville Henry Cane, American lawyer (died in 1980)
April 15th, 1878 (April 15 1878)BirthRobert Walser, Swiss writer (died in 1956)
April 15th, 1875 (April 15 1875)BirthJames J. Jeffries, American heavyweight boxer (died in 1953)
April 15th, 1874 (April 15 1874)BirthGeorge Harrison Shull, American plant geneticist (died in 1954)George Harrison Quotes
April 15th, 1874 (April 15 1874)BirthJohannes Stark, German physicist, Nobel laureate (died in 1957)
April 15th, 1865 (April 15 1865)EventAbraham Lincoln dies after being shot the previous evening by John Wilkes Booth. Andrew Johnson is then sworn in as the 17th President of the United States.Andrew Johnson Quotes
April 15th, 1865 (April 15 1865)DeathAbraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (born in 1809)Abraham Lincoln Quotes
April 15th, 1861 (April 15 1861)BirthBliss Carman, Canadian poet (died in 1929)Bliss Carman Quotes
April 15th, 1858 (April 15 1858)BirthEmile Durkheim, French sociologist (died in 1917)
April 15th, 1854 (April 15 1854)DeathArthur Aikin, English chemist, mineralogist, and writer (born in 1773)
April 15th, 1843 (April 15 1843)BirthHenry James, American author (died in 1916)Henry James Quotes
April 15th, 1841 (April 15 1841)BirthJoseph E. Seagram, Canadian distillery founder (died in 1919)
April 15th, 1832 (April 15 1832)BirthWilhelm Busch, German poet (died in 1908)
April 15th, 1809 (April 15 1809)BirthHermann Grassmann, German mathematician (died in 1877)
April 15th, 1804 (April 15 1804)DeathCharles Pichegru, French general (strangled in prison) (born in 1761)
April 15th, 1802 (April 15 1802)EventWilliam Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy see a "long belt" of daffodils, inspiring the former to pen I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.William Wordsworth Quotes
April 15th, 1800 (April 15 1800)BirthJames Clark Ross, English explorer (died in 1862)
April 15th, 1794 (April 15 1794)BirthJean Pierre Flourens, French physiologist (died in 1867)
April 15th, 1793 (April 15 1793)BirthFriedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, German astronomer (died in 1864)
April 15th, 1793 (April 15 1793)DeathIgnacije Szentmartony, Croatian Jesuit missionary and geographer (born in 1718)
April 15th, 1788 (April 15 1788)DeathGiuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer (born in 1711)
April 15th, 1783 (April 15 1783)EventPreliminary articles of peace ending Revolutionary War ratified.
April 15th, 1772 (April 15 1772)BirthEtienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, French naturalist (died in 1844)
April 15th, 1765 (April 15 1765)DeathMikhail Lomonosov, Russian scientist and writer (born in 1711)
April 15th, 1764 (April 15 1764)DeathMadame de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV of France (born in 1721)
April 15th, 1764 (April 15 1764)DeathPeder Horrebow, Danish astronomer (born in 1679)
April 15th, 1761 (April 15 1761)DeathArchibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician (born in 1682)
April 15th, 1761 (April 15 1761)DeathWilliam Oldys, English antiquarian and bibliographer (born in 1696)
April 15th, 1755 (April 15 1755)EventSamuel Johnson s A Dictionary of the English Language published in London.Samuel Johnson Quotes
April 15th, 1754 (April 15 1754)DeathJacopo Riccati, Italian mathematician (born in 1676)
April 15th, 1741 (April 15 1741)BirthCharles Willson Peale, American painter, soldier and naturalist (died in 1827)
April 15th, 1738 (April 15 1738)EventPremiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel.George Frideric Handel Quotes
April 15th, 1721 (April 15 1721)BirthPrince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, English military leader (died in 1765)
April 15th, 1719 (April 15 1719)DeathFrancoise d Aubigne, marquise de Maintenon, second wife of Louis XIV of France (born in 1635) Louis XIV of France Quotes
April 15th, 1715 (April 15 1715)EventPocotaligo Massacre triggers the start of the Yamasee War in colonial South Carolina.
April 15th, 1710 (April 15 1710)BirthWilliam Cullen, Scottish physician (died in 1790)
April 15th, 1707 (April 15 1707)BirthLeonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (died in 1783)
April 15th, 1704 (April 15 1704)DeathJohann van Waveren Hudde, Dutch mathematician (born in 1628)
April 15th, 1688 (April 15 1688)BirthJohann Friedrich Fasch, German composer (died in 1758)
April 15th, 1684 (April 15 1684)BirthCatherine I of Russia (died in 1727)
April 15th, 1659 (April 15 1659)DeathSimon Dach, German poet (born in 1605)
April 15th, 1652 (April 15 1652)DeathPatriarch Joseph, head of the Russian Orthodox Church
April 15th, 1646 (April 15 1646)BirthKing Christian V of Denmark (died in 1699)
April 15th, 1646 (April 15 1646)BirthPierre Poiret, French mystic (died in 1719)
April 15th, 1642 (April 15 1642)BirthSuleiman II, Ottoman Sultan (died in 1691)
April 15th, 1641 (April 15 1641)BirthRobert Sibbald, Scottish physician (died in 1722)
April 15th, 1641 (April 15 1641)DeathDomenico Zampieri, Italian painter (born in 1581)
April 15th, 1632 (April 15 1632)EventBattle of Rain; Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeat the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years War.
April 15th, 1632 (April 15 1632)DeathGeorge Calvert, Proprietor of the Avalon (Maryland) Colony (born in 1580)
April 15th, 1621 (April 15 1621)DeathJohn Carver, first governor of Plymouth Colony
April 15th, 1610 (April 15 1610)DeathRobert Parsons, English Jesuit priest (born in 1546)
April 15th, 1588 (April 15 1588)BirthClaudius Salmasius, French classical scholar (died in 1653)
April 15th, 1552 (April 15 1552)BirthPietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (died in 1626)
April 15th, 1489 (April 15 1489)BirthSinan, Ottoman architect (died in 1588)
April 15th, 1469 (April 15 1469)BirthGuru Nanak Dev, Founder of Sikhism (died in 1539)
April 15th, 1452 (April 15 1452)BirthLeonardo da Vinci, Italian Renaissance polymath (died in 1519)
April 15th, 1450 (April 15 1450)EventBattle of Formigny: Toward the end of the Hundred Years War, the French attack and nearly annihilate English forces, ending English domination in Northern France.
April 15th, 1446 (April 15 1446)DeathFilippo Brunelleschi, Italian architect (born in 1377)
April 15th, 1415 (April 15 1415)DeathManuel Chrysoloras, Greek humanist and grammarian
April 15th, 1220 (April 15 1220)DeathAdolf of Altena, Archbishop of Cologne
April 15th, 1053 (April 15 1053)DeathGodwin, Earl of WessexEarl of Wessex Godwin Quotes

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