15 April 2012

Timeline April 15

April 15
1452  Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist, architect, scientist, inventor and engineer, was born.
1814  The warships Prince Regent and Princess Charlotte were launched at Kingston.
1912  The British luxury liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland, less than three hours after striking an iceberg. About 1,500 people died.
1945  British and Canadian troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen.
1950  500 Dutch immigrants arrived in Toronto on their way to settle at Holland Landing.

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