Category: This Day In History April 15

Categories: This Day In History April


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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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People or pages in This Day In History April 15

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  • John Jacob Astor IV 13 Jul 1864 Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York, United States - 15 Apr 1912

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  • John Davies 1890 Sedgley, Staffordshire, England - 15 Apr 1912
  • Joseph Davies 25 Mar 1895 West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England - 15 Apr 1912

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  • James Lester 1871 Sedgley, Staffordshire, England - 15 Apr 1912

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