Historical Events In April - 01
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
1916 Gabrielle Petit, Belgian resistance fighter, executed on April - 01.
1917 Johnny Andrews, Boston, singer/host (Songs at Twilight) on April - 01.
1917 On April - 01 scott Joplin, ragtime composer (Sting), dies at 48
1918 On April - 01 england's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force
1918 On April - 01 hMS Falcon, a Royal Navy 'C' Class destroyer sunk in collision in the North Sea with the trawler John Fitzgerald.
1918 On this day in history in Alberta government declares total prohibition of alcoholic beverages. "the demon RUM"
1918 In Britain, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Force amalgamate to form the Royal Air Force on April - 01.
1918 Karl Fritjof Valentin, composer, dies at 64 on April - 01.
1919 On this day in history joseph Murray, American surgeon, Nobel laureate
1920 Church disestablished in Wales on this day in history.
1920 Church disforms in Wales on this day in history.
1920 On April - 01 joan Frances Will, actress
1921 On this day in history k Reinmuth discovers asteroid #950 Ahrensa
1921 On this day in history douglas Allenbrook, composer
1922 William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President) on April - 01.
1922 On this day in history charles I, emperor (Austria)/King of Hungary (Charles IV), dies
1923 On this day in history bobby Jordan, NY, actor (Bowery Champs, Kid Dynamite, Flying Wild)
1924 Crown takes over Northern Rhodesia from British South Africa Co on April - 01.
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 April - 01.
1924 Imperial Airways formed in Britain on April - 01.
1924 Gunther Becker, composer on this day in history.
1925 Hebrew University, Jerusalem dedicated [see May 9, 1925] on this day in history.
1925 1st transmission of Danish state radio on this day in history.
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 April - 01.
1927 The American Department of Labor puts immigration quota on Canadians looking for work in the USA on April - 01.
1927 On April - 01 1st automatic record changer introduced by His Master's Voice
1928 On this day in history chiang Kai-shek's army crosses Yang-tse
1929 The birth of Milan Kundera, Czech writer on this day in history.
1929 On April - 01 austrian govt of Ignaz Seipel falls
1930 Zawditu first reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies on this day in history.
1930 On April - 01 "Blue Angel," starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America
1930 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92 on this day in history.