Events that took place on April 1

Apr 01, 2018, 08:00 IST
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    In 1924, Adolf Hitler was sentenced to five years in jail for his participation in the 'Beer Hall Putsch'. However, he spent only nine months in jail, during which he wrote Mein Kampf.
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    Former Indian cricketer Ajit Wadekar's was born in 1941. Described as an 'aggressive batsman', Wadekar was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1967 and Padmashri in 1972.
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    Google announced Gmail to the public in 2004. At that time, free e-mail with a whole gigabyte of storage was a completely new concept
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    Same-sex marriage was made legal in the Netherlands in 200. It is the first contemporary country to allow it.
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    Mumbai Fire Brigade which is responsible for the provision of fire protection as well as responding to building collapses, drownings, gas leakage, oil spillage, road and rail accidents, bird and animal rescues, fallen trees and taking appropriate action during natural disasters was established in 1887. Pic/AFP
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    India's central banking institution, The Reserve Bank of India is formed in 1935. The Central Office of the Reserve Bank, where the Governor sits and where policies are formulated was initially established in Calcutta but was permanently moved to Mumbai in 1937. Pic/AFP
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    Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne in 1976, to develop and sell personal computers.
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April 1 is (in) famous for April Fool jokes which overshadows everything else. Hence, here is a quick reminder of other events which also happened on the same day.

 

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