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Historical Events In April - 01

Monday, 28 September 2020

1916  On April - 01 gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed  

1917  On April - 01 johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)  

1917  Scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48 on April - 01.  

1918  On April - 01 england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force  

1918  On this day in history hMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald.  

1918  On this day in history in Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM"  

1918  In Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force on this day in history.  

1918  Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on April - 01.  

1919  On April - 01 joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate  

1920  Church disestablished in Wales on April - 01.  

1920  On this day in history church disforms in Wales  

1920  On this day in history joan Frances Will, actress  

1921  On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa  

1921  Douglas Allenbrook, composer on April - 01.  

1922  William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President) on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies  

1923  On this day in history bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild)  

1924  Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co on April - 01.  

1924  Founding of the Royal Canadian Air Force as a separate service; RCAF previously founded by Billy Bishop in 1918 as a separate brigade on April - 01.  

1924  On April - 01 imperial Airways formed in Britain  

1924  On April - 01 gunther Becker, composer  

1925  On this day in history hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925]  

1925  1st transmission of Danish state radio on April - 01.  

1925  Francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1926  On April - 01 halsteren Soccer team forms in Halsteren  

1927  On this day in history automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice  

1927  On April - 01 the American Department of Labor puts immigration quota on Canadians looking for work in the USA.  

1927  1st automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice on this day in history.  

1928  Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse on this day in history.  

1929  The birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer on this day in history.  

1929  Austrian govt of Ignaz Seipel falls on April - 01.  

1930  Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on April - 01.  

1930  On this day in history "Blue Angel," starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America  

1930  On this day in history cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272) was born on April - 01.  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  

1578  On this day in history birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter was born on April - 01.  

1582  On this day in history birth of thomas Simpson, composer  

1610  On this day in history birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

1640  On this day in history birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  Death of Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048) on this day in history.  

1132  On this day in history death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

1205  Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies on April - 01.  

1528  Death of Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

1548  On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

1611  On this day in history death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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