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Historical Events In April - 01

Monday, 24 January 2022

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

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

1946  Noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62 on April - 01.  

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

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

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  On April - 01 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 April - 01.  

1950  Charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 on April - 01.  

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

1954  On this day in history uS Air Force Academy established  

1955  On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter  

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 this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history first weather satellite, TIROS 1, launched by the United States  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1967  On this day in history helicopter squadron HAL 3 activated at Vung Tau  

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  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  L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on this day in history.  

1543  François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626) was born on April - 01.  

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

1582  On April - 01 birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  

1582  On this day in history birth of thomas Simpson, composer  

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  On April - 01 death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

1132  On this day in history death of st-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053)  

1204  On April - 01 eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  

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  On this day in history sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  

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 this day in history.  

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