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Importance of 01st April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 01st April special in the world history.

1999
The minimum wage was introduced in Britain
Great Britain
1998
A federal district judge in Little Rock, Arkansas, dismissed a sexual harassment case against US President Bill Clinton (Paula Jones case).
United States
1989
The unpopular and ill-fated poll tax was introduced in Scotland
Great Britain
1984
Death of Marvin Gaye, American soul singer, songwriter and music producer, shot by his father during a family dispute
United States
1979
Iran became an Islamic Republic and the Shah was overthrown
Iran, Islamic Republic of
1976
Apple Computer formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak
United States
1973
VAT introduced in Britain
Great Britain
1969
The Hawker Siddeley Harrier jump jet went into service with Britains RAF. It was the first aircraft capable of vertical take-off and landing
Great Britain
1948
The Faroe Islands received autonomy from Denmark and became selfgoverning .
Denmark
1939
The Spanish Civil War ended, and General Francos government was officially recognised
Spain
1933
Wally Hammond scored the highest individual score in Test Cricket, 336 not out against New Zealand.
United Kingdom
1933
Nazi Germany organised a one-day boycott of Jewish-owned businesses. This was the beginning of what would become the Holocaust.
Germany
1918
The Royal Air Force was formed when the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Flying Corps merged.
Great Britain
1917
Death of Scott Joplin, composer of Maple Leaf Rag and other Ragtime compositions.
United States
1908
The British Territorial Army was founded .
Great Britain
1908
Birth of Abraham Maslow, American psychologist who developed the hierarchy of human needs.
United States
1887
The Mumbai Fire Brigade founded.
India
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