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Other Notable Events for April 1

On this date in history:

In 1826, Samuel Morey was granted a patent on the internal combustion engine.

In 1918, toward the end of World War I, the British founded the Royal Air Force. (Two months later it began bombing ...

Notable Birthdays for April 1

Those born on this date include:

- German military theorist Prince Otto von Bismarck in 1815
- Italian pianist and composer Ferruccio Busoni in 1866
- Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1873
- actor Lon Chaney Sr. ...

Astronomy

Today is Wednesday,April 1, the 91st day of 2015 with 274 to follow.

This is known as April Fools' Day.

The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus.