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April 15th might appear to be any other day on the calendar, but it is, in fact, a date marked by a diverse array of celebrations and holidays that cater to a variety of interests and passions. It brings together the seemingly mundane and the globally artistic under one banner of jovial observance.

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Interesting Facts of April 15th

  1. 1. The RMS Titanic sank on April 15th, 1912, after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City, resulting in the loss of more than 1,500 lives.
  2. 2. For many years, April 15th has been the deadline for individual tax returns to be filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the United States.
  3. 3. The famous Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15th, 1452. He is renowned for his contributions to art, science, and engineering.
  4. 4. President Abraham Lincoln died on April 15th, 1865, after being shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre the previous night.
  5. 5. The General Electric Company was formed on April 15th, 1892, through the merger of Thomson-Houston Electric Company and Edison General Electric Company.