April 1: April Fool’s Day

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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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