Flashcards in April 1 Deck (22)
Byzantine Emperor Justin I names his nephew Justinian I as co-ruler and successor to the throne.
The earliest recorded association between 1 April and foolishness
Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales (1392)
This includes attempting to attach a paper fish to the victim's back without being noticed.
Google announces Gmail to the public
Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands, the first contemporary country to allow it.
Apple Inc. is formed by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne.
President Richard Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act into law, requiring the Surgeon General's warnings on tobacco products and banning cigarette advertisements on television and radio in the United States, starting on January 1, 1971.
The BBC broadcasts the spaghetti tree hoax on its current affairs programme Panorama.
Cold War: Berlin Airlift — Military forces, under direction of the Soviet-controlled government in East Germany, set-up a land blockade of West Berlin.
Aleutian Island earthquake: An 8.6 magnitude earthquake near the Aleutian Islands creates a tsunami that strikes the Hawaiian Islands killing 159, mostly in Hilo.
The Staatliches Bauhaus school is founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar.
Aries* First symbol the Ram (until April 20) and Taurus the Bull (April 21
April birth flower
Daisy or Sweet Pea
As you like it
A midsummer night's dream
Bottom the Weaver
Henry V 1,2