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Wednesday April 15, 2020

April 15: Day of the Week

April 15, 2020 was the 106th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 260 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 15 Historical Event(s)

  • 1071
    Bari, the last Byzantine possession in southern Italy, is surrendered to Robert Guiscard.
  • 1638
    Tokugawa shogunate forces put down the Shimabara Rebellion when they retake Hara Castle from the rebels.
  • 1802
    William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy see a “long belt” of daffodils, inspiring the former to pen I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.
  • 1892
    The General Electric Company is formed.
  • 1900
    Philippine–American War: Filipino guerrillas launch a surprise attack on U.S. infantry and begin a four-day siege of Catubig, Philippines.
  • 1941
    In the Belfast Blitz, two-hundred bombers of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) attack Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom killing one thousand people.
  • 1945
    The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp is liberated.
  • 1970
    During the Cambodian Civil War, massacres of the Vietnamese minority results in 800 bodies flowing down the Mekong River into South Vietnam.
  • 1979
    A disastrous earthquake (of M 7.1) occurs on Montenegro coast.
  • 1989
    Upon Hu Yaobang’s death, the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 begin in the People’s Republic of China.

Who were born on April 15?

  • 1793
    Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, German astronomer (d. 1864)
  • 1901
    Joe Davis, English snooker player (d. 1978)
  • 1922
    Harold Washington, American politician (d. 1987)
  • 1933
    Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (d. 1995)
  • 1942
    Kenneth Lay, American businessman (d. 2006)
  • 1952
    Brian Muir, British sculptor and creator of Darth Vader
  • 1967
    Dara Torres, American swimmer
  • 1978
    Austin Aries, American wrestler
  • 1983
    Dudu Cearense, Brazilian footballer
  • 1983
    Matt Cardle, British singer/songwriter

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