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On This Day

April 15

Take a Wild Guess day

1750 Marquis de La Jonquiere establishes Fort Rouillé / Fort Toronto which later became the City of Toronto

1755 A Dictionary of the English Language is published by Samuel Johnsons

1865 Abraham Lincoln dies from a gun shoot womb

1896 The closing ceremonies of The 1st Olympic Games in Athens Greece

1901 Woodstock Ontario is incorporated as a city

1942 Malta & it’s people receive the George Cross from King George

1947 Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in the MLB

1964 The first Ford Mustang hits the showroom floor

1966 The Rolling Stones release the album After Math

1977 The first National League game is played in Montreal Olympic Stadium with a score of Philadelphia Phillies 7 -2 Expos

1983 Opening Day at Tokyo Disneyland

1986 Beastie Boys drop the single Hold it now, Hit It.

Happy Birthday

1940 Penelope Coelen Miss World

1959 Kevin Lowe NHL defenseman 6 x Stanley Cup Champ

1966 Samantha Fox model, pop diva

1968 ED O’Brien musician in the band Radiohead

1978 Austin Aries wrestler

1979 Luke Evans actor starred Dracula Untold, Furious 7, & The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

1982 Seth Rogen actor The Interview, SNL, The Simpsons, Pineapple Express

1990 Emma Watson actress The Perks of Being a Wallflower, & Harry Potter.

1993 Madeleine Martin actress Californication


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