Historical Events In April - 01
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
1971 On April - 01 hM-12, the Navy's first helicopter squadron devoted exclusively to mine countermeasures was established at NAS Norfolk
1971 United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on April - 01.
1971 US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on this day in history.
1972 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on April - 01.
1972 Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on this day in history.
1972 On April - 01 pacific Great Eastern Railway changes its name to British Columbia Railway.
1973 On this day in history japan allows its citizens to own gold
1973 Arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies on this day in history.
1974 Pioneer Hall opens on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer, dies at 86
1975 Canadian radio and TV stations first start giving the temperature in Celsius, so 32 degrees becomes 0 go figure on April - 01.
1975 On April - 01 eugeen Yoors, Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at 95
1976 On April - 01 freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63
1976 On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek,
1976 On April - 01 ottawa raises the federal minimum wage to $2.90 per hour.
1976 On April - 01 freddie Lennon, father of John Lennon (Beatles), dies at 63
1977 On this day in history nFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games
1979 Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on April - 01.
1979 National Energy Board raises export tax on light crude oil $1.00 per barrel to $8.00, Albertians are not happy on this day in history.
1979 On April - 01 marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician, dies at 51
1980 On April - 01 wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist
1981 On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante
1981 On April - 01 d[ennis] F[eltham] Jones, sci-fi author (Colossus), dies at 65
1982 US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama on this day in history.
1984 8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles on this day in history.
1984 On April - 01 marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA
1984 On April - 01 marvin Gaye, singer (Sexual Healing), shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA at 44
1986 On this day in history uS sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea
1986 On this day in history world oil prices dip below $10 a barrel
1988 On April - 01 iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians
1988 Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on this day in history.
1988 Jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91 on this day in history.
1989 Henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57 on April - 01.
1990 CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger on April - 01.