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What Happened on April 10, 1815

Historical Events

  • Austria declares war on Kingdom of Naples

Volcanic EruptionEruption of Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies experiences a cataclysmic eruption, one of the most powerful in history, killing around 71,000 people, causes global volcanic winter

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The massive Tambora volcano eruption
The massive Tambora volcano eruption
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1815 Highlights

About April 10, 1815

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 206 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries