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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

This was 91st day of the year and 274 days remained in the year.


April 1 Birthdays

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Pronunciation: [syirgA´ vusE´lyivich räkhmä´nEnôf]
1873–1943, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor.

William Harvey
physician (1578)

Otto von Bismarck
statesman (1815)

James Fisk
financial speculator (1834)

Edmond Rostand
poet (1868)

Toshiro Mifune
actor (1920)

Milan Kundera
writer (1929)

Debbie Reynolds
singer, dancer, actress (1932)

April 1 in History

1789

Frederick Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania was elected the first Speaker of the House of Representatives.

1933

The Nazi persecution of Jews began in Germany with a boycott of Jewish businesses.

1945

American forces landed on Okinawa during World War II.

1960

The first U.S. weather satellite, TIROS-1, was launched from Cape Canaveral.

1970

President Nixon signed a bill into law banning cigarette ads from radio and television.

1976

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer.

1979

Ayatollah Khomeini proclaimed the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

2001

Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic arrested on corruption charges.

2003

Pvt. Jessica Lynch was rescued by U.S. commandos in a raid on an Iraqi hospital.

2004

President Bush signed the "Laci Peterson" bill making it a separate federal crime to harm a fetus during an attack on the mother.

2009

Sweden becomes the fifth European country to legalize same-sex marriage. The other countries with the same rights are The Netherlands, Norway, Belgium and Spain.

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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.

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