Historical Events In April - 01
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1971 On this day in history hM-12, the Navy's first helicopter squadron devoted exclusively to mine countermeasures was established at NAS Norfolk
1971 On this day in history united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership
1971 On April - 01 uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere
1972 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history major league baseball players stages first collective strike
1972 On this day in history 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 April - 01.
1974 Pioneer Hall opens on April - 01.
1974 On April - 01 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 this day in history eugeen Yoors, Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at 95
1976 Freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63 on April - 01.
1976 On April - 01 n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek,
1976 Ottawa raises the federal minimum wage to $2.90 per hour on April - 01.
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 On April - 01 iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah
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 this day in history 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 April - 01.
1984 8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles on April - 01.
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 US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on this day in history.
1986 World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel on this day in history.
1988 Iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians on this day in history.
1988 Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91
1989 Henk Gortzak, Dutch MP (CPN/PSP), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history cBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger