On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1764

Famous Deaths

  • Madame de Pompadour, French mistress of King Louis XV of France, dies of tuberculosis at 42
  • Peder Horrebow, Danish astronomer who invented the Horrebow-Talcott Method, a method to determine a location's latitude from the stars, dies at 84
1764 Highlights

About April 15, 1764

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 258 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries