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Historical Events In April - 01

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

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

1946  On April - 01 tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii  

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

1947  On April - 01 greece's King George II died.  

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

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  On this day in history 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.  

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

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

1951  On April - 01 clement D'Hooghe, composer, dies at 51  

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

1954  On April - 01 army helicopter battalion formed, Fort Bragg, NC  

1954  On this day in history uS Air Force Academy established  

1955  Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter on April - 01.  

1955  Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1960  Mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee on April - 01.  

1960  On April - 01 rCA (TV &Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched  

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  Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye on April - 01.  

1963  On April - 01 nYC's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike  

1963  On this day in history soap operas "General Hospital" &"The Doctors" premier on TV  

1964  John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years on this day in history.  

1964  Bozidar Kunc, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

1966  The command, US Naval Forces Vietnam established on April - 01.  

1966  On April - 01 karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89  

1967  On April - 01 helicopter squadron HAL 3 activated at Vung Tau  

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  Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59 on April - 01.  

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

1970  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On April - 01 birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  

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

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on April - 01.  

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

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

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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  Death of Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on this day in history.  

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