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Historical Events In April - 01

Friday, 14 May 2021

1971  HM-12, the Navy's first helicopter squadron devoted exclusively to mine countermeasures was established at NAS Norfolk on this day in history.  

1971  United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on April - 01.  

1971  US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on April - 01.  

1972  On this day in history 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

1972  On this day in history major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

1972  Pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway on April - 01.  

1973  On this day in history japan allows its citizens to own gold  

1973  Arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies on this day in history.  

1974  On April - 01 pioneer Hall opens  

1974  Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86 on April - 01.  

1975  Canadian radio and TV stations first start giving the temperature in Celsius, so 32 degrees becomes 0 go figure on April - 01.  

1975  Eugeen Yoors, Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at 95 on this day in history.  

1976  Freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63 on April - 01.  

1976  N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek, on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history ottawa raises the federal minimum wage to $2.90 per hour.  

1976  On April - 01 freddie Lennon, father of John Lennon (Beatles), dies at 63  

1977  On this day in history nFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games  

1979  On April - 01 iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

1979  National Energy Board raises export tax on light crude oil $1.00 per barrel to $8.00, Albertians are not happy on this day in history.  

1979  Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician, dies at 51 on April - 01.  

1980  On April - 01 wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist  

1981  E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on April - 01.  

1981  On April - 01 d[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author (Colossus), dies at 65  

1982  On April - 01 uS formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama  

1984  8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles on April - 01.  

1984  Marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA on this day in history.  

1984  Marvin Gaye, singer (Sexual Healing), shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA at 44 on this day in history.  

1986  US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on April - 01.  

1986  World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel on this day in history.  

1988  On April - 01 iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians  

1988  Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on April - 01.  

1988  Jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91 on this day in history.  

1989  On April - 01 henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57  

1990  CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger 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  William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation) was born on April - 01.  

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

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

1610  On April - 01 birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  

1640  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048)  

1132  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on this day in history.  

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

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