Historical Events In April - 01
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1971 On April - 01 hM-12, the Navy's first helicopter squadron devoted exclusively to mine countermeasures was established at NAS Norfolk
1971 United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere
1972 On April - 01 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
1972 On April - 01 major league baseball players stages first collective strike
1972 On April - 01 pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway.
1973 Japan allows its citizens to own gold on this day in history.
1973 On April - 01 arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies
1974 On April - 01 pioneer Hall opens
1974 Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86 on April - 01.
1975 On this day in history canadian radio and TV stations first start giving the temperature in Celsius, so 32 degrees becomes 0 go figure
1975 On April - 01 eugeen Yoors, Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at 95
1976 Freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63 on April - 01.
1976 On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek,
1976 On April - 01 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 April - 01 nFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games
1979 Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on April - 01.
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 Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist on April - 01.
1981 E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on April - 01.
1981 D[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author (Colossus), dies at 65 on April - 01.
1982 US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama on this day in history.
1984 8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles on this day in history.
1984 Marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA on April - 01.
1984 On this day in history marvin Gaye, singer (Sexual Healing), shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA at 44
1986 US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history world oil prices dip below $10 a barrel
1988 On this day in history 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 April - 01.
1989 On April - 01 henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57
1990 CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger on this day in history.