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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
1944

Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)

Birth
1945

Heather Young, Bremerton Wash, actress (Betty-Land of Giants)

Birth
1945

US forces invade Okinawa during WW II

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1945

1st edition of Indonesia Merdeka publishes

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1945

Canadian troop free Doetinchem, Enschede, Borculo and Eibergen

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1945

Ruhrgebied sealed off by US 1st and 9th army

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1945

Sons of Elburger Soccer team forms in Elburg

Event
1946

John Barbata, drummer (Turtles-Happy Together, Eleanor)

Birth
1946

Ronnie "Plonk" Lane, London, rock bassist (Small Faces-Hey Girl)

Birth
1946

William Frederick Fisher, Dallas Texas, MD/astronaut (STS 51-I)

Birth
1946

400,000 US mine workers strike

Event
1946

Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii

Event
1946

Arthur Conley, US soul singer (Sweet Soul Music)

Birth
1946

Van Acker forms Belgian govt (without CVP)

Event
1946

Noah Beery, actor (Beau Geste, Cimarron Kid, Mammy), dies at 62

Death
1946

Weight Watchers forms

Event
1947

George II, king of Greece, dies at 56

Death
1947

1st Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat

Event
1947

David Eisenhower, grandson of Pres Dwight, married Julie Nixon

Birth
1948

H H H Johnson bowls WI to win v England 10-96 match on debut

Event
1948

Jimmy Cliff, Reggae singer

Birth
1948

Simon Crowe, rock drummer (Boomtown Rats-Maxinguaye)

Birth
1948

Y Y Williams, Welsh rugby player

Birth
1949

Gill Scott-Heron, US, writer/poet/singer (Whities on the Moon)

Birth
1950

Charles R Drew, surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45

Death