April 1: April Fool’s Day
On April 1…
…Adolf Hitler was sentenced to prison for his role in the “Beer Hall Putsch”
…The Battle of Okinawa began
…The Soviets blockaded Berlin
…Apple Computer was founded
… Debbie Reynolds, Toshiro Mifune, Lon Chaney, and Otto von Bismarck were born
… Helena Rubinstein, Cynthia Lennon, Marvin Gaye, Scott Joplin, and Eleanor of Aquitain died.
…In addition to April Fools’ Day, April 1 is also the Assyrian New Year, National Sourdough Bread Day, Odisha Day, and in ancient Rome, Veneralia!
And those are just a few of the many reasons why April 1 is a very special day!
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