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Historical Events In April - 01

Friday, 24 March 2023

1971  HM-12, the Navy's first helicopter squadron devoted exclusively to mine countermeasures was established at NAS Norfolk on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On this day in history united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On April - 01 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On April - 01 pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Japan allows its citizens to own gold on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On April - 01 pioneer Hall opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On this day in history alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Eugeen Yoors, Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at 95 on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On this day in history freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek,  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Ottawa raises the federal minimum wage to $2.90 per hour on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  On April - 01 freddie Lennon, father of John Lennon (Beatles), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On April - 01 national Energy Board raises export tax on light crude oil $1.00 per barrel to $8.00, Albertians are not happy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician, dies at 51 on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On this day in history d[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author (Colossus), dies at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On April - 01 8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On April - 01 marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On April - 01 marvin Gaye, singer (Sexual Healing), shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On April - 01 world oil prices dip below $10 a barrel  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  On this day in history henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On April - 01 cBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In April - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1220  On April - 01 birth of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (d. 1272)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1283  Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1543  On April - 01 birth of françois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (d. 1626)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1578  On this day in history birth of william Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  On April - 01 birth of gaspar de Crayer, Flemish painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  Thomas Simpson, composer was born on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1610  On April - 01 birth of charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (d. 1703)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1640  Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (d. 1697) was born on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In April - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1085  Death of Emperor Shenzong of China (b. 1048) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1132  Death of St-Hugues, Bishop of Grenoble (b. 1053) on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1204  On this day in history eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII & Henry II, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1205  On this day in history amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1528  On April - 01 death of francisco de Peñalosa, Spanish composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1548  On April - 01 sigismund I, the Elder, King of Poland, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1580  Death of Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1611  Death of Gillis van Valkenborch, Flemish painter, buried at about 72 on April - 01.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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