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 This day in History - April 1
462 Historic Events for April 1
1867

Blacks vote in municipal election in Tuscumbia, Alabama

Event
1868

Edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)

Birth
1868

Hampton Institute opens

Event
1869

Peter A Egge, Norwegian writer (De Droom)

Birth
1869

Anthony G O Ridder van Rappard, Min of Reformed Worship, dies at 69

Death
1870

Patrick Gass, sgt of Lewis and Clark Expedition, dies at 98

Death
1871

F Melius Christiansen, composer

Birth
1872

Tadeusz Joteyko, composer

Birth
1872

1st edition of The Standard

Event
1873

Sergei Rachmaninoff, Novgorod Russia, composer (Prelude in C# Minor)

Birth
1873

Mehmed Kemals play "Vatan" premeres in Constantinople

Event
1873

British White Star steamship Atlantic sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 die

Event
1875

Edgar Wallace, England, novelist/playwright/journalist (Terror)

Birth
1876

1st official NL baseball game (Boston-6, Phila-5)

Event
1878

Carl Sternheim, German playwright (Hyperion/Tabula Rasa)

Birth
1878

Eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56

Death
1881

Kingdom post office in Netherlands opens

Event
1881

Anti-Jewish riots in Jerusalem

Event
1883

Aleksander V Aleksandrov, Russian composer/conductor

Birth
1883

Lon Chaney, CO, man of 1000 faces, actor (High Noon, Phantom of Opera)

Birth
1884

Laurette Taylor, [Helen LM Cooney], US actress (Broadway)

Birth
1885

Clementine Ogilvy Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones

Birth
1886

Wallace Beery, KC MO, actor (Alias a Gentleman, Dinner at 8)

Birth
1886

Casimir von Paszthory, composer

Birth
1887

Leonard Bloomfield, US linguist

Birth