Historical Events In April - 01
Monday, 25 September 2023
1916 Gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed on April - 01.
1917 Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight) on this day in history.
1917 On April - 01 scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48
1918 England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force on April - 01.
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 In Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM" on this day in history.
1918 In Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force on this day in history.
1918 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1919 Joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate on April - 01.
1920 Church disestablished in Wales on April - 01.
1920 Church disforms in Wales on this day in history.
1920 Joan Frances Will, actress on this day in history.
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 Charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies on April - 01.
1923 On April - 01 bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild)
1924 On April - 01 crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co
1924 Founding of the Royal Canadian Air Force as a separate service; RCAF previously founded by Billy Bishop in 1918 as a separate brigade on this day in history.
1924 On April - 01 imperial Airways formed in Britain
1924 On this day in history gunther Becker, composer
1925 Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on April - 01.
1925 On April - 01 1st transmission of Danish state radio
1925 Francis William Davenport, composer, dies at 77 on April - 01.
1926 On this day in history halsteren Soccer team forms in Halsteren
1927 Automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice on this day in history.
1927 On April - 01 the American Department of Labor puts immigration quota on Canadians looking for work in the USA.
1927 On April - 01 1st automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
1928 Chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse on this day in history.
1929 On April - 01 the birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer
1929 Austrian govt of Ignaz Seipel falls on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies
1930 On April - 01 "Blue Angel," starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America
1930 On this day in history cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92