April 1: Day of the Week
April 1, 2021 is the 91st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 274 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 527Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne.
- 1789In New York City, the United States House of Representatives holds its first quorum and elects Frederick Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania as its first House Speaker.
- 1944Navigation errors lead to an accidental American bombing of the Swiss city of Schaffhausen.
- 1949The 26 counties of the Irish Free State become the Republic of Ireland.
- 1954President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes the creation of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado.
- 1973Project Tiger, a tiger conservation project, is launched in the Corbett National Park, India.
- 1976Conrail takes over operations from six bankrupt railroads in the Northeastern U.S.
- 1997Comet Hale-Bopp is seen passing over perihelion.
- 2001Former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on war crimes charges.
- 2011After protests against the burning of the Quran turned violent, a mob attacked a United Nations compound in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan and killed thirteen people, including eight foreign workers.
Who were born on April 1?
- 1776Sophie Germain, French mathematician (d. 1831)
- 1915Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (d. 2004)
- 1936Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss politician (d. 1998)
- 1939Rudolph Isley, American singer
- 1940Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 2011)
- 1941Ajit Wadekar, Indian cricketer
- 1955Terry Nichols, American mass murderer
- 1981Antonis Fotsis, Greek basketball player
- 1984Gilberto Macena, Brazilian footballer
- 1993Keito Okamoto, Japanese singer
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