Historical Events in April 1815

  • Apr 5 Eruption of Tambora volcano (Sumbawa Java)
  • Apr 6 British militia shoots prisoners, 100's killed
  • Apr 10 Austria declares war on Kingdom of Naples

Historic CommunicationEruption of Mount Tambora

Apr 10 Mount Tambora in Indonesia experiences a cataclysmic eruption, one of the most powerful in history, killing around 71,000 people and causing a global volcanic winter
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