Historical Events In April - 01
Friday, 03 July 2020
1916 Gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed on this day in history.
1917 Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight) on April - 01.
1917 Scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48 on April - 01.
1918 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on April - 01.
1918 HMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald on April - 01.
1918 In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" on April - 01.
1918 In Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force on April - 01.
1918 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on April - 01.
1919 On April - 01 joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate
1920 On April - 01 church disestablished in Wales
1920 Church disforms in Wales on April - 01.
1920 Joan Frances Will, actress on April - 01.
1921 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa on this day in history.
1921 On April - 01 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 this day in history.
1923 Bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild) on this day in history.
1924 Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co on this day in history.
1924 On April - 01 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 this day in history imperial Airways formed in Britain
1924 On this day in history gunther Becker, composer
1925 Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on this day in history.
1925 1st transmission of Danish state radio on this day in history.
1925 Francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77 on April - 01.
1926 On this day in history halsteren Soccer team forms in Halsteren
1927 On this day in history automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
1927 On this day in history the American Department of Labor puts immigration quota on Canadians looking for work in the USA.
1927 On April - 01 1st automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
1928 On April - 01 chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse
1929 The birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer on April - 01.
1929 Austrian govt of Ignaz Seipel falls on April - 01.
1930 Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on April - 01.
1930 "Blue Angel," starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America on April - 01.
1930 On this day in history cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92