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Historical Events In April - 01

Thursday, 07 July 2022

1916  On this day in history gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed  

1917  Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight) on this day in history.  

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  HMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald on April - 01.  

1918  On April - 01 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1921  On April - 01 douglas Allenbrook, composer  

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 April - 01 bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild)  

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  Imperial Airways formed in Britain on this day in history.  

1924  Gunther Becker, composer on this day in history.  

1925  Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on April - 01.  

1925  On April - 01 1st transmission of Danish state radio  

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

1926  Halsteren Soccer team forms in Halsteren on April - 01.  

1927  Automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice on April - 01.  

1927  On this day in history 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  Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history the birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer  

1929  Austrian govt of Ignaz Seipel falls on this day in history.  

1930  Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on this day in history.  

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  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  François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626) was born on April - 01.  

1578  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on April - 01.  

1582  On this day in history birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1640  On April - 01 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  On April - 01 death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1528  On this day in history death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  

1548  Sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81 on April - 01.  

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

1611  On April - 01 death of gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72  

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