On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2015

Historical Events

  • 56 people are killed after the Russian trawler Dalniy Vostok sinks off the coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula

Famous Deaths

  • Cynthia Lennon [nee Powell], wife of Beatle John Lennon, dies of cancer at 75
  • Dave Ball, English guitarist (Procul Harum), dies of cancer at 65
  • Eddie LeBaron, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1955, 57, 58, 62; Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys), dies at 85
  • John Paul Hammerschmidt, American politician (Rep-R-AR, 1967-93), dies at 92
2015 Highlights

About April 1, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries