Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 15th April special in the world history.
Death of Harvey Postlethwaite, British Formula One racing car engineer
Death of Fred Davis, British snooker player .
Death of Pol Pot, Cambodian leader of the Khmer Rouge .
Hillsborough disaster: 96 people were killed in a crush of football fans at the Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield, UK
Death of Kenneth Williams, British actor and comedian .
Death of Tommy Cooper, Welsh comedy magician
Death of Corrie ten Boom, Dutch writer and Holocaust survivor .
Birth of Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (‘Bewitched’) .
The 'unsinkable' Titanic sinks on maiden voyage – loss of 1,513 lives
Birth of Émile Durkheim, French sociologist .
Birth of Henry James, American writer
Birth of Hermann Grassmann, German mathematician and linguist who developed linear algebra and several new vector methods
Birth of James Clark Ross, Antarctic explorer
£5 notes first issued by the Bank of England
Dr Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language is first published.
Death of Simon Dach, Prussian poet and hymn writer
Cromwell Declares England a Commonwealth
Birth of Guru Nanak Dev, first of the ten Sikh Gurus
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Birth of Leonardo da Vinci
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