April 1: Day of the Week
April 1, 2019 is the 91st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 274 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 1: This Day in History
April 1 is most notable in many countries for being April Fools’ Day.
April 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1867Singapore becomes a British crown colony.
- 1873The British steamer RMS Atlantic sinks off Nova Scotia, killing 547.
- 1891The Wrigley Company is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
- 1944Navigation errors lead to an accidental American bombing of the Swiss city of Schaffhausen.
- 1949Chinese Civil War: The Communist Party of China holds unsuccessful peace talks with the Kuomintang in Beijing, after three years of fighting.
- 1949The 26 counties of the Irish Free State become the Republic of Ireland.
- 1960The TIROS-1 satellite transmits the first television picture from space.
- 1976The Jovian–Plutonian gravitational effect hoax is first reported by British astronomer Patrick Moore.
- 1978The Philippine College of Commerce, through a presidential decree, becomes the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
- 1992Start of the Bosnian war.
Who were born on April 1?
- 1854Bill Traylor, American artist (d. 1949)
- 1875Edgar Wallace, English writer (d. 1932)
- 1885Wallace Beery, American actor (d. 1949)
- 1909Eddy Duchin, American pianist and bandleader (d. 1951)
- 1915Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (d. 2004)
- 1946Eva Polttila, Finnish news broadcaster
- 1972Darren McCarty, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1975George Bastl, Swiss tennis player
- 1980Bijou Phillips, American actress
- 1983Tamati Ellison, New Zealand rugby player
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