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April 01: This Day That Year

Updated: Aug 19

April 1

- 1905 - German government adopts "SOS" as a morse distress signal (· · · – – – · · ·).

- 1941 - Nazis forbid Jews to access the cafes.

- 1942 - Mexico switches from 3 time-zones to 2 time-zones system.

- 1956 - Algeria: Violent clashes kills around 380.

- 1960 - 1st weather satellite launched (TIROS 1).

- 1976 - Apple computer founded by Steve Wozniak & Steve Jobs in the garage in Cupertino, California.

- 2001 - Netherlands becomes the first country to legalize same-sex marriage.

- 2002 - Netherlands becomes first country to legalize euthanasia.

- 2004 - Google introduces Gmail.

- 2009 - Croatia and Albania joined NATO.

- 2014 - NATO suspends military cooperation with Russia.

- 2017 - Stockholm: Bob Dylan receives his Nobel Prize for Literature.

- 2017 - China: Announces its plans to build a city in Xiongan New Area, 3 times the size of New York.

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