Historical Events In April - 01
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1916 On April - 01 gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed
1917 On April - 01 johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight)
1917 Scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 HMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald on April - 01.
1918 On this day in history in Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM"
1918 On April - 01 in Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force.
1918 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on April - 01.
1919 On April - 01 joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate
1920 On April - 01 church disestablished in Wales
1920 Church disforms in Wales on this day in history.
1920 Joan Frances Will, actress on April - 01.
1921 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa
1921 On April - 01 douglas Allenbrook, composer
1922 On April - 01 william Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)
1922 On April - 01 charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies
1923 Bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild) on this day in history.
1924 Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co on this day in history.
1924 On April - 01 founding of the Royal Canadian Air Force as a separate service; RCAF previously founded by Billy Bishop in 1918 as a separate brigade.
1924 Imperial Airways formed in Britain on this day in history.
1924 Gunther Becker, composer on this day in history.
1925 Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on this day in history.
1925 On April - 01 1st transmission of Danish state radio
1925 On April - 01 francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77
1926 Halsteren Soccer team forms in Halsteren on April - 01.
1927 Automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice on April - 01.
1927 On April - 01 the American Department of Labor puts immigration quota on Canadians looking for work in the USA.
1927 1st automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice on April - 01.
1928 Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse on this day in history.
1929 The birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer on April - 01.
1929 Austrian govt of Ignaz Seipel falls on April - 01.
1930 Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history "Blue Angel," starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America
1930 On April - 01 cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92