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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
1950

Leonard van Spirit, Dutch/British fruit/food magnate

Birth
1950

Ed[uardus] HTM Nijpels, Dutch minister of Environment (VVD)

Birth
1951

Clement D'Hooghe, composer, dies at 51

Death
1952

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1952

Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe and Gamow

Event
1952

Annette O'Toole, Houston Texas, actress (Cat People, Superman III)

Birth
1952

Abdel Basset Ali Al-Megrahi, Tripoli Libya, bomber (Pan Am 103)

Birth
1952

Billy Currie, rock keyboardist/violinist (Ultravox-We Came to Dance)

Birth
1952

Rey Robinson, US, 100m sprinter (Olympic-1972)

Birth
1952

Ferenc Moln r, Hungarian playwright (Farkas, Tester), dies at 76

Death
1953

Walcott Worrell and Weekes all make centuries in innings v India

Event
1953

KXMC TV channel 13 in Minot, ND (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

J van Bale appointed governor of New Guinea

Event
1953

Aftab Baloch, cricketer (Pakistani in 2 Tests, scored 428 for Sind 74)

Birth
1953

Barry Sonnenfeld, director (When Harry Met Sally, Big, Misery)

Birth
1954

US Air Force Academy forms

Event
1954

WQED TV channel 13 in Pittsburgh, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1954

1st army helicopter battalion forms, Fort Bragg, NC

Event
1954

1st Dutch motorway, Amsterdam-Utrecht, opens

Event
1954

Jeff Porcaro, LA Calif, drummer/percussionist (Toto-Roxanne, Africa)

Birth
1954

Earthquake/tsunami ravage Aleutians, 200 killed

Event
1955

Danny Joe Pohl, Mt Pleasant MI, PGA golfer (1986 Colonial)

Birth
1955

Stan Ridway, rocker (Wall Of Voodoo)

Birth
1955

WTVT TV channel 13 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (CBS) 1st broadcast

Event
1955

EOKA-bomb attacks against British govt buildings in Cyprus

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