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