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Historical Events In April - 01

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

1946  400,000 US mine workers strike on April - 01.  

1946  Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii on April - 01.  

1946  On this day in history noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62  

1947  Greece's King George II died on this day in history.  

1947  George II, king of Greece, dies at 56 on April - 01.  

1948  Helicopter Utility Squadron, HU-1, the first of its type in the U.S. Navy, was established at NAS\ Lakehurst on April - 01.  

1949  Newfoundland becomes the tenth province of Canada and the Newfoundland Railway becomes part of the Canadian National system. This narrow gauge system had been operated by the island government since 1923 on April - 01.  

1950  On April - 01 charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45  

1950  On this day in history charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45  

1951  On this day in history clement D'Hooghe, composer, dies at 51  

1952  Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe &Gamow on April - 01.  

1954  Army helicopter battalion formed, Fort Bragg, NC on this day in history.  

1954  US Air Force Academy established on this day in history.  

1955  Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter on this day in history.  

1955  On April - 01 silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68  

1957  Gheorge Tatarescu, premier Romania (1933-37, 39-40), dies on April - 01.  

1960  First weather satellite, TIROS 1, launched by the United States on April - 01.  

1960  On April - 01 mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee  

1960  RCA (TV &Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched on April - 01.  

1960  U Nu elected premier of Burma on this day in history.  

1960  Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch journalist/writer (Ciske), dies at 62 on April - 01.  

1961  Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye on this day in history.  

1963  On this day in history nYC's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike  

1963  Soap operas "General Hospital" &"The Doctors" premier on TV on April - 01.  

1964  John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years on April - 01.  

1964  On this day in history bozidar Kunc, composer, dies at 60  

1965  On April - 01 henry D G Crerar, Canadian general (WW I, Normandy), dies at 76  

1966  On this day in history the command, US Naval Forces Vietnam established  

1966  Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1967  Helicopter squadron HAL 3 activated at Vung Tau on April - 01.  

1967  On this day in history robert Gauchie found by rescue workers after 58 day search; bush pilot forced down in remote section of NWT.  

1968  On April - 01 lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59  

1970  John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on April - 01.  

1970  On April - 01 l Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272) was born on April - 01.  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on April - 01.  

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

1578  On this day in history birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

1582  Gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

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

1610  Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703) was born on this day in history.  

1640  On April - 01 birth of georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697)  

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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 April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

1205  On April - 01 amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  

1528  Death of Francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer on April - 01.  

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

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on this day in history.  

1611  Death of Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.  

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