Wikipǣdia:Gecorene gemynddagas/15 Ēastermōnaþ
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|Birthdæg of the Great Leader in North Korea||refimprove|
|Scot Dæg in the United States||refimprove|
|1715 – The Yamasee War between colonial South Carolina and various Native American Indian tribes began.||refimprove section|
|1738 – Serse, an opera by Baroque composer George Frideric Handel loosely based on Xerxes I of Persia, premiered in Lunden.||no footnotes|
|1912 – The passenger liner RMS Titanic sank about two hours and forty minutes after colliding with an iceberg, killing over 1,500 people.|
|1936 – The Great Arab Revolt in the British Mandate for Palestine began when unknown assailants attacked a convoy of trucks and killed two of the Jewish drivers.||unreferenced section|
|1941 – Second World War: Two hundred bombers of the German Luftwaffe attacked Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing about 1,000 people and rendering roughly 100,000 others homeless.||needs more footnotes|
|1958 – Walter O'Malley's Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the first Major League Baseball game played on the US West Coast.||need to verify date|
|1986 – U.S. armed forces began bombing Libya to try to reduce that country's ability to support international terrorism.||refimprove section|
- 1755 – A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson was first published, becoming one of the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language.
- 1927 – Torrential rains caused the Mississippi River to break out of its levee system in 145 places, causing the worst flooding in the history of the United States.
- 1947 – Jackie Robinson, the first African American to break the baseball color line, played his first game in Major League Baseball.
- 1955 – American restaurateur Ray Kroc opened the ninth McDonald's franchise in Des Plaines, Illinois, an occasion considered to be the founding of the present corporation.
- 1995 – At a GATT ministerial meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, representatives of 124 countries and the European Communities signed an agreement to establish the World Trade Organization.
- Messiah (Handel) appears on Ēastermōnaþ 13 so the Serse blurb should not appear in the same year.
- Noah Webster appears on Ēastermōnaþ 14 so the Dictionary blurb should not appear in the same year.
- 1638 – A rebellion by Rēmisc Iapanisc ierþlingum in Shimabara over hēum scot ƿæs put down by the Tokugawa shogunate, resulting in greater enforcement of the policy of national seclusion.
- 1802 – Ƿilliam Ƿordsƿorþ se Bryttisca scop and his sƿeoster Doroþy comen on "lang gyrdel" of daffodils, in in sƿilcum gaste ƿrat he his mǣrsta geƿeorc, se is "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud".
- 1952 – Se B-52 Stratofortress, longfarend, subsonic, jet-powered, strategic bomber operated by the United States Air Force for most of the aircraft's history, made its first flight.
- 1989 – Siexe and nigontig menn cƿallon in þæm Hillsborough fǣre þær ƿæron hie gecƿysed æt Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffeld on Eoferƿicscīre in FA Cup semi-final gamen betƿuh Liferpol and Snotingaham Ƿeald and þes ƿæs Bretene ƿyrresta stadiumfǣr þe man hæfþ gesēon
- 1989 – Þær forþferde Hu Yaobang (on biliþe) se ƿæs ǣr Chinese General Secretary ongann a series of events that led to the Tiananmen Square protests in Pekinge.