On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1891

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Väinö Raitio, Finnish composer, born in Sortavala, Grand Duchy of Finland (d. 1945)
  • Wallace Reid, American actor, director and screenwriter referred to as "the screen's most perfect lover" (Every Inch a Man), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1923)

Famous Deaths

  • Stephen Albert Emery, American composer and pianist, dies at 49