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The 1st o Aprile is the 91st day o the year (92nt in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 274 days ti come.
- 1318 - Scotland taks Berwick-upon-Tweed frae Ingland.
- 1789 - Frederick Muhlenberg is electit the first Speaker o the Unitit States Hoose o Representatives.
- 1867 - Singapore becomes a Breetish croun colony.
- 1873 - The ship "RMS Atlantic" sinks near Nova Scotia, Canadae, killin 545 fowk.
- 1897 - The ceety o Nagano in Japan is foondit.
- 1899 - Germany taks control o present-day Papua New Guinea, unner the nemme o "German New Guinea".
- 1918 - The Breetish Ryal Air Force is foondit.
- 1921 - Adrienne Bolland becomes the first wumman tae fly across the Andes, frae Mendoza, Argentinae tae Santiago, Chile.
- 1924 - The Ryal Canadian Air Force is foondit.
- 1924 - Adolf Hitler is sentencit tae 5 year in preeson for his pairt in the Beer Haw Putsch; he only spends 9 month there an writes Mein Kampf.
- 1935 - Indie's Central Bank is foondit.
- 1936 - Orissa becomes a state o Indie.
- 1939 - Spaingie Ceevil War ends, as the last Republicans surrender.
- 1946 - A yirdquauk aff Alaska's Aleutian Islands causes a tsunami that hits the toun o Hilo, Hawaii.
- 1947 - Paul o Greece becomes King.
- 1948 - The Faroe Islands gain autonomy frae Denmark.
- 1949 - Canadae ends internment o Japanese fowk.
- 1957 - The BBC braidcasts a Hunt the gowk-prank documentary aboot a spaghetti hairst in Swisserland.
- 1974 - Ingland an Wales: The Local Govrenment Act 1972 enters intae force, chyngin coonty mairches an the nummer o coonties; Monmouthshire an Newport are offeecially transferred frae Ingland tae Wales.
- 1979 - The Islamic Republic o Iran is creatit.
- 1990 - Margaret Thatcher introduces the poll tax in Scotland.
- 1998 - Blackpool, Ingland becomes an independent unitary authority.
- 1999 - Nunavut becomes a territory o Canadae.
- 2001 - The Netherlands becomes the first kintra tae introduce same-sex marriage.
- 2004 - Gmail appens.
- 2009 - Albanie an Croatie jyn NATO.
- 2009 - A Super Puma helicopter crashes intae the North Sea aff Scotland, killin 18 fowk.
- 2012 - Aung San Suu Kyi wins a seat in pairlament in Burma's elections.
- 2013 - Creation o Polis Scotland, the new single Scots polis force.
- 2017 - A laundslide in Mocoa, Colombie, kills at least 254 fowk.
- 2018 - The Fowkrepublic o Cheenae's Tiangong 1 space station breaks up an faws intae the Yird's atmosfere, laundin in the Sooth Paceefic Ocean naur Tahiti.
- 2019 - It is revealed that "Reiwa" will be the name o Japan's new imperial era whan Naruhito becomes Emperor at the end o the month.
- 2020 - COVID-19 pandemic: Twa mair scheduled annual events are cancelled acause o the COVID-19 virus - The Wimbledon Championships an the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
- 1815 - Otto von Bismarck, Chancellor o Germany (d. 1898)
- 1865 - Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Austrick-Hungarian chemist (d. 1929)
- 1873 - Sergei Rachmaninoff, Roushie componer (d. 1943)
- 1924 - Brendan Byrne, American politeecian (d. 2018)
- 1932 - Debbie Reynolds, American actress an sangster (d. 2016)
- 1942 - Brian Binley, Inglish politeecian
- 1957 - Stephen O'Brien, Inglish politeecian
- 1961 - Susan Boyle, Scots sangster
- 1962 - Chris Grayling, Inglish politeecian
- 1967 - Joe FitzPatrick, Scots politeecian
- 1976 - Clarence Seedorf, Dutch fitbawer
- 1987 - Ding Junhui, Cheenese snooker player
- 1995 - Logan Paul, American social media enterteener an actor
- 1922 - Emperor Charles I o Austrick (b. 1887)
- 1947 - George II o Greece (b. 1890)
- 1984 - Marvin Gaye, American sangster (b. 1939)
- 1993 - Infante Juan, Coont o Barcelona, Spaingie ryal (b. 1913)
- 2015 - Misao Okawa, Japanese supercentenarian (b. 1898)
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