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What Happened on April 5, 1815

Historical Events


Volcanic EruptionEruption of Mount Tambora

Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies, has its first violent eruption after several centuries of dormancy

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

About April 5, 1815

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries