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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
1955

Armed military action taken against bureaucratic strike in Amsterdam

Event
1955

Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Il Teatro Italian), dies at 68

Death
1956

Violent clashes in Algeria, kills at least 380

Event
1956

10th Tony Awards: Diary of Anne Frank and Damn Yankees win

Event
1956

KPIC TV channel 4 in Roseburg, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1956

Peter O'Toole, Irish pop bassist (Hothouse Flowers-People)

Birth
1957

Peter Deutsch, (Rep-D-Florida)

Birth
1957

Gheorge Tatarescu, premier Romania (1933-37, 39-40), dies

Death
1957

Donald William Hammond, Frederick MD, PGA golfer (1986 Bob Hope)

Birth
1957

World's biggest glass oven used

Event
1957

WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, LA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1957

Trial begins in Budapest against participants october uprising

Event
1957

David Gower, cricketer (elegant England left-handed batsman 1978-92)

Birth
1958

KVIQ TV channel 6 in Eureka, CA (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1958

Anton Innauer, Austria, 70m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1958

Marshal Boelganin becomes director of Russian Staatsbank

Event
1960

Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch journalist/writer (Ciske), dies at 62

Death
1960

U Nu elected premier of Burma

Event
1960

2nd French atom bomb explodes (Sahara)

Event
1960

RCA TIROS (TV and Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched

Event
1960

Mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee

Event
1960

France performs nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria

Event
1961

Mark White, rock guitarist (ABC-All of My Heart)

Birth
1961

Jennifer Runyon, actress (Cindy-A Very Brady Christmas)

Birth
1961

Jim Jeffcoat, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)

Birth