All of us actually celebrate this day as April fools day . But not all of us know the historical events that happened on this date. Have read and you will be amazed. There are many events but i have made a synopsis of few interesting one’s in chronological order. They all occurred on 1st April , i am only mentioning year.
And trust me this not make people fool 🙂
374 – Comet 1P/374 E1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0884 AUs of Earth
1836 – Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Cocos Islands
1853 – Cincinnati became 1st US city to pay fire fighters a regular salary
1891 – London-Paris telephone connection opens
1900 – 1st edition of Dutch newspaper “The People”
1916 – 1st US national women’s swiming championships held
1924 – Hitler sentenced to 5 years labor but Gen Ludendorff acquitted
1925 – 1st transmission of Danish state radio
1942 – Mexico changes from 3 time zones to 2
1946 – Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii
1952 – Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe & Gamow
1954 – Earthquake/tsunami ravage Aleutians, 200 killed
1957 – World’s biggest glass oven used
1960 – 2nd French atom bomb explodes (Sahara)
1960 – France performs nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria
1960 – 1st weather satellite launched (TIROS 1)
1973 – Japan allows its citizens to own gold
1981 – Daylight saving time is introduced in the USSR.
And last but the 2 most interesting fact.
1976 – Stephen Wozniak & Steven Jobs founded Apple Computer
2004 – Google introduces its Gmail product to the public. The launch is met with skepticism on account of the launch date.
Shwetal – An Avid writer.