Saturday, April 1, 2017

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

in history
1778
Oliver Pollack created the dollar sign: $.
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
Tiros I, the world's first meteorological satellite, was launched.
1960
The first U.S. weather satellite, TIROS-1, was launched from Cape Canaveral.
1963
The daytime soap opera General Hospital first aired on ABC-TV.
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 Iran to be an Islamic Republic.
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.
April 01 BirthdaysSergei RachmaninoffPronunciation: [syirgA´ vusE´lyivich räkhmä´nEnôf]
1873–1943, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor.
William Harveyphysician
Edmond Rostandpoet
Toshiro Mifuneactor
Otto von Bismarckstatesman
Milan Kunderawriter
James Fiskfinancial speculator
Debbie Reynoldssinger, dancer, actress



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