1 April

1 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 1st, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 1st in history!

Global Celebrations

  • April Fools Day
  • National Atheist Day
  • National Sourdough Bread Day
  • Reading is Funny Day
  • National One Cent Day

Historic Events

2017: Bob Dylan receives his Nobel Prize for Literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm in 2017

1976: Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs’ parent’s house in Cupertino, California in 1976

1979: On this day, in 1979, Apple Inc was established. Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs’ parents house in Cupertino, California. It was one of the revolutionary technology of the last century.

1979: On this day, in 1979, Apple Inc was established. Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer in the garage of Jobs’ parents house in Cupertino, California. It was one of the revolutionary technology of the last century.

1978: Sandra Elaine Allen On the Wildwood New Jersey boardwalk in 1978

she was an tallest woman in the world during her life according to the Guinness World Records. She was 7 feet 7 inches tall.

Sandra Elaine Allen On the Wildwood New Jersey boardwalk in 1978

1952: Big Bang theory was proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe & George Gamow in 1952.

1937: Robert Wadlow was the tallest person in recorded history. He reached 8 ft 11.1 in (2.72 m) in height and weighed 439 lb (199 kg) at his death at age 22.

Here’s a picture of Robert chatting with a friend after appearing at a charity event in Omaha, Nebraska. April 1, 1937.

Here’s a picture of Robert chatting with a friend after appearing at a charity event in Omaha, Nebraska. April 1, 1937.

1935: Ethiopian female soldier preparing to fight against Benito Mussolini’s fascist Italy in 1935.

Ethiopian female soldier preparing to fight against Benito Mussolini’s fascist Italy in 1935.

1640: Jeweled Falcon made with gold, enamel rubies, emeralds, diamonds, sapphires and onyx, Mughal Empire, 1640 A.D.

Jeweled Falcon made with gold, enamel rubies, emeralds, diamonds, sapphires and onyx, Mughal Empire, 1640 A.D.

Famous Birthdays

  • Logan Paul was born
  • Randy Orton was born
  • Otto von Bismarck was born

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Charles I of Austria died
  • Cynthia Lennon died
  • Scott Joplin died

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