Historical Events In April - 01
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
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 this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 HMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history in Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM"
1918 On April - 01 in Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force.
1918 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1919 Joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate on April - 01.
1920 On April - 01 church disestablished in Wales
1920 On April - 01 church disforms in Wales
1920 Joan Frances Will, actress on this day in history.
1921 On April - 01 k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa
1921 On this day in history douglas Allenbrook, composer
1922 William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President) on April - 01.
1922 Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies on April - 01.
1923 On April - 01 bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild)
1924 On April - 01 crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
1924 On this day in history founding of the Royal Canadian Air Force as a separate service; RCAF previously founded by Billy Bishop in 1918 as a separate brigade.
1924 On April - 01 imperial Airways formed in Britain
1924 Gunther Becker, composer on this day in history.
1925 Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on this day in history.
1925 1st transmission of Danish state radio on April - 01.
1925 On April - 01 francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77
1926 Halsteren Soccer team forms in Halsteren on April - 01.
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 April - 01.
1928 On this day in history chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse
1929 On April - 01 the birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer
1929 Austrian govt of Ignaz Seipel falls on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies
1930 "Blue Angel," starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America on this day in history.
1930 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92 on this day in history.