April 1715 in history

April 1715 events chronologically

Apr 14 The Yamasee War begins in South Carolina
Apr 15 The Pocotaligo Massacre triggers the start of the Yamasee War in colonial South Carolina

Born in April 1715

Apr 3 William Watson (scientist) an English physician and scientist who was born and died in London. His early work was in botany, and he helped to introduce the work of Carolus Linnaeus into England. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1741 and vice president in 1772
Apr 11 John Alcock (organist) an English organist and composer. He wrote instrumental music, glees and much church music
Apr 19 James Nares an English composer of mostly sacred vocal works, though he also composed for the harpsichord and organ.
Apr 23 Johann Friedrich Doles a German composer and pupil of J.S. Bach
Apr 28 Franz Sparry a composer of the Baroque period.