Historical Events In April - 01
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1946 On this day in history 400,000 US mine workers strike
1946 Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii on April - 01.
1946 Noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62 on April - 01.
1947 On April - 01 greece's King George II died.
1947 On April - 01 george II, king of Greece, dies at 56
1948 On this day in history helicopter Utility Squadron, HU-1, the first of its type in the U.S. Navy, was established at NAS\ Lakehurst
1949 On this day in history newfoundland becomes the tenth province of Canada and the Newfoundland Railway becomes part of the Canadian National system. This narrow gauge system had been operated by the island government since 1923.
1950 On this day in history charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45
1950 On April - 01 charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45
1951 On this day in history clement D'Hooghe, composer, dies at 51
1952 On this day in history big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe &Gamow
1954 Army helicopter battalion formed, Fort Bragg, NC on April - 01.
1954 US Air Force Academy established on April - 01.
1955 On this day in history goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter
1955 On this day in history silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68
1957 On this day in history gheorge Tatarescu, premier Romania (1933-37, 39-40), dies
1960 On April - 01 first weather satellite, TIROS 1, launched by the United States
1960 Mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee on April - 01.
1960 RCA (TV &Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched on this day in history.
1960 U Nu elected premier of Burma on April - 01.
1960 On this day in history piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch journalist/writer (Ciske), dies at 62
1961 Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye on April - 01.
1963 On this day in history nYC's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike
1963 On April - 01 soap operas "General Hospital" &"The Doctors" premier on TV
1964 John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years on this day in history.
1964 On April - 01 bozidar Kunc, composer, dies at 60
1965 Henry D G Crerar, Canadian general (WW I, Normandy), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1966 On April - 01 the command, US Naval Forces Vietnam established
1966 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89 on April - 01.
1967 On April - 01 helicopter squadron HAL 3 activated at Vung Tau
1967 On April - 01 robert Gauchie found by rescue workers after 58 day search; bush pilot forced down in remote section of NWT.
1968 Lev D Landau, Russian physicist (Nobel 1962), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1970 On April - 01 john &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations
1970 L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on this day in history.