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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  On April - 01 birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  

1283  On April - 01 birth of ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)  

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

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on this day in history.  

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

1582  On April - 01 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)  


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  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on April - 01.  

1204  On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  On this day in history amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  On April - 01 death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history death of alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

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

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