Check out below about Today in History India 15 April in Indian history or April 15 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 15 April in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on April 15
Historical events in Indian and world history on April 15.
1912, 15th April: RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean.
1923, 15th April: Insulin became available in the market for people suffering from diabetes.
1994, 15th April: After the establishment of the World Trade Organization, 123 countries signed its agreement.
2000, 15th April: G-77 summit concluded in Havana with a call for cooperation to combat terrorism.
2004, 15th April: The murder of LTTE militant V Muralitharan in Colombo linked to the Rajiv Gandhi assassination.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 15
1452: Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian polymath and one of the greatest painters of all time.
1469: Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.
1563: Guru Arjan, the fifth of the ten Sikh Gurus.
1707: Leonhard Euler, a Swiss mathematician.
1894: Nikita Khrushchev, former Premier of the Soviet Union.
1901: Ajoy Mukherjee, an Indian independence activist and politician
1922: Hasrat Jaipuri, an Indian poet.
1932: Suresh Bhat, a noted Marathi-Indian poet.
1963: Manoj Prabhakar, an Indian former cricketer.
1972: Mandira Bedi, an Indian actress, fashion designer, and television presenter.
1990: Emma Watson, an English actress, model, and activist.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 15
1865: Abraham Lincoln, as the 16th president of the United States.
1912: Edward Smith, a British naval officer. He was the captain of the RMS Titanic.
1980: Jean-Paul Sartre, a French philosopher.
1990: Greta Garbo, a Swedish-American actress.
1995: Pandit Liladhar Joshi, then Chief Minister of Central India.
1998: Pol Pot, former prime minister of Cambodia.