Category: This Day In History April 15

Categories: This Day In History April


This Day in History for April 15th

Historic Events:
1738 - Bottle opener invented

1793 - Bank of England hands out first £5 note

1912 - The sinking of the RMS Titanic

1952 - The maiden flight of the B-52 Stratofortress

2013 - Two pressure cooker bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, killing 3 people and injuring an estimated 264 others.

Famous Birthdays:
1452 - Leonardo da Vinci, Italy, painter/sculptor/scientist/visionary

1646 - King Christian V of Denmark

1684 - Catherine I, Empress of Russia

1829 - Mary Harris Thompson, 1st American female surgeon

Famous Deaths:
1621 - John Carver, first governor of Plymouth Colony

1764 - Madame de Pompadour, mistress of King Louis XV of France

1865 - Abraham Lincoln, 16th American president, dies from gunshot wound at 56

1912 - John Jacob Astor IV, billionaire, dies in the sinking of the Titanic

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13 Jul 1864 Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, United States - 15 Apr 1912 photo
01 Apr 1885 Clay County, Missouri, United States - 15 Apr 1949 photo
abt 1809 Hoosick, Rensselaer, NY, USA - 15 Apr 1885
1888 Sedgley, Staffordshire, England - 15 Apr 1912
1890 Sedgley, Staffordshire, England - 15 Apr 1912
25 Mar 1895 West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England - 15 Apr 1912
Apr 1873 Georgia - 15 Apr 1912 photo
15 Apr 1860
1871 Sedgley, Staffordshire, England - 15 Apr 1912
08 Oct 1916 Hanapëpë, Kauai, Hawaii Territory, United States - 15 Apr 1990 photo
15 Apr 1933 Los Angeles, California, United States - 18 May 1995 photo
21 Jun 1905 Paris XVI, Paris, Seine, France - 15 Apr 1980 photo
15 Apr 1906 Edmonton, Middlesex, England - abt Jul 1972




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