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Historical Events In April - 01

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

1946  400,000 US mine workers strike on this day in history.  

1946  Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii on this day in history.  

1946  Noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1947  Greece's King George II died on April - 01.  

1947  George II, king of Greece, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

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  Charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1950  Charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1951  Clement D'Hooghe, composer, dies at 51 on April - 01.  

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

1954  On this day in history army helicopter battalion formed, Fort Bragg, NC  

1954  On this day in history uS Air Force Academy established  

1955  On April - 01 goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter  

1955  Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68 on April - 01.  

1957  Gheorge Tatarescu, premier Romania (1933-37, 39-40), dies on this day in history.  

1960  First weather satellite, TIROS 1, launched by the United States on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee  

1960  RCA (TV &Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched on this day in history.  

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

1960  On this day in history piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch journalist/writer (Ciske), dies at 62  

1961  On April - 01 jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye  

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 this day in history.  

1964  On April - 01 john Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years  

1964  On April - 01 bozidar Kunc, composer, dies at 60  

1965  On this day in history henry D G Crerar, Canadian general (WW I, Normandy), dies at 76  

1966  The command, US Naval Forces Vietnam established on this day in history.  

1966  On this day in history karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89  

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

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

1968  On this day in history lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59  

1970  On this day in history john &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations  

1970  L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on April - 01.  

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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  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 April - 01.  

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 April - 01.  

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  On this day in history death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

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

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

1548  On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

1580  On April - 01 death of alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer  

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

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