On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1889

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • A. Philip Randolph, American labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union), born in Crescent City, Florida (d. 1979)
  • Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and muralist (Lonesome Road), born in Neosho, Missouri (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Father Damien, Belgian missionary (b. 1840)