April Conspiracy Calendar

Gregorian
April 1 ⇒Detail
  • 1810 - The civil wedding of Napoleon and Marie Louise is celebrated at Saint Cloud.
  • 1914 - Takarazuka Girls' Opera is performed for the first time (current Takarazuka Revue).
  • 1945 - Battle of Okinawa.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 1 ⇒Detail
  • May 14, 1173 - (birth) Shinran, founder of the Jodo Shinshu Pure Land Sect of Buddhism.
  • May 21, 1792 - Unzen earthquake and tsunami.
  • May 22, 1868 - England recognizes Japan as a state.
Gregorian
April 2
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 2
Gregorian
April 3 ⇒Detail
  • 1721 - Robert Walpole becomes the first Prime Minister of Great Britain.
  • 1825 - The Tokugawa shogunate issued the Edict to Repel Foreign Vessels.
  • 1865 ? Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia (American Civil War).
  • 1899 - 790 Japanese who left the Port of Yokoham on February 18 arrive in Peru.
  • 1922 ? Joseph Stalin becomes the first General Secretary of the Communist Party.
  • 1948 ? President Harry S. Truman signs the Marshall Plan.
  • 1948 ? Jeju massacre (Jeju, South Korea).
  • 1950 ? Toyota Motor Sales Co. is established.
  • 1952 - TBS Radio starts "Girl of Apple Park".
  • 1996 ? 1996 Croatia USAF CT-43 crash (Croatia).
  • 1997 ? Thalit massacre (Algeria).
  • 1997 - The new test line called the Yamanashi Maglev Test Line openes.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 3 ⇒Detail
  • May 6, 604 - The Seventeen-article constitution is adopted.
  • May 14, 1850 - (birth) Ryuhei Murayama.
  • May 6, 1856 - (birth) Kazuo Hatoyama, Japanese politician.
  • May 11, 1948 - (birth) Shigeru Izumiya, a Japanese poet, folk singer, actor, entertainer.
  • May 11, 1948 - (birth) Keiko Chiba, a Japanese politician, Minister of Justice.
  • May 21, 2004 - Japan's Parliament adopts legislation to introduce jury system, trial time limits.
Gregorian
April 4 ⇒Detail
  • 1284 - King Sancho IV of Castile is crowned.
  • 1792 - Haitian Revolution: The decree grants political equality to emancipated slaves.
  • 1868 - ◆The Gakushuin Peers School is reopened.
  • 1872 - The Japanese Ministry of the Military is abolished.
  • 1875 - Kimuraya dedicates bean paste buns to the Japanese Emperor.
  • 1879 - The Ryukyu Clan is abolished and Okinawa is born.
  • 1952 - (birth) Bronis?aw Komorowski, President of Poland.
  • 1960 - Senegal independence day.
  • 1968 - ◆Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 6.
  • 1968 - ◆Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated by James Earl Ray in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • 1973 - The World Trade Center in New York is officially dedicated.
  • 1973 - The Japanese Supreme Court makes a dicision which overrides an exisiting law.
  • 1983 - Space Shuttle Challenger makes its maiden voyage into space (STS-6).
  • 1983 - A Japanese serialized morning television drama, Oshin, starts.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 4 ⇒Detail
  • April 20, 1284 - (death) Hojo Tokimune, young regent to the shogun (military dictator of Japan).
  • April 26, 1868 - ◆The Imperial envoy arrives at Edo castle and demands surrender.
  • May 6, 1935 - The Works Progress Administration is created (US).
Gregorian
April 5 ⇒Detail
  • 1868 - Saigo Takamori and Katsu Kaishu meet in Edo.
  • 1868 - The Edict for Separation of Shinto and Buddhism is issued (Meiji Restoration).
  • 1872 - The Ministry of War and Ministry of the Navy are created.
  • 1880 - The Law of Public Meetings is enacted.
  • 1964 - (death) Douglas MacArthur, American general and Medal of Honor recipient.
  • 1970 - Minoshima High School wins the High School Baseball Invitational Tournament.
  • 1970 - Hostages return to Japan (Japan Airlines Flight 351 hijacking).
  • 2014 - (plan) Presidential elections are held in Afghanistan.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 5 ⇒Detail
Gregorian
April 6
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 6
Gregorian
April 7 ⇒Detail
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 7 ⇒Detail
  • May 25, 1871 - The first patent law in Japan is established.
  • May 8, 1916 - (birth) Joao Havelange, Brazilian industrialist, president of FIFA.
Gregorian
April 8 ⇒Detail
  • 1938 - ▲(birth) Kofi Annan, Ghanaian United Nations Secretary General.
  • 1942 - (birth) Masahiko Yamada, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
  • 1973 - (death) Pablo Picasso, a Spanish painter, draughtsman, and sculptor.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 8 ⇒Detail
  • May 9, 1147 - (birth) Minamoto no Yoritomo, Japanese shogun.
  • April 28, 1186 - Captured Shizuka Gozen dances a dance in front of Minamoto no Yoritomo.
  • May 22, 1942 - (death) Tateo Kato, a Japanese ace army aviator is killed in action.
  • May 22, 1942 - (birth) Theodore Kaczynski, American terrorist.
  • May 20, 1953 - Tokyo Gas Urban Development Co.,Ltd. is established.
  • May 29, 1955 - (birth) John Hinckley, Jr., attempted assassin of Ronald Reagan.
  • May 23, 1988 - ◆US President Reagan meets with Soviet leader Gorbachev.
  • May 23, 1988 - ◆Television writer Yasushi Akimoto marries Onyanko Club member Takai.
  • May 7, 1995 - Jacques Chirac is elected president of France.
  • May 12, 2008 - ▲An earthquake occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people.
Gregorian
April 9 ⇒Detail
  • 585BC - (death) Emperor Jimmu, the first Emperor of Japan.
  • 905 - Sakanoue no Korenori kicks the ball in the air 206 times continuously.
  • 1865 - American Civil War ends.
  • 1895 - (birth) Takatomo Kurosawa, Japanese musician, composer.
  • 1957 - Heiwadai Park is designated as an urban park (Miyazaki Prefecture).
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 9 ⇒Detail
  • May 25, 1624 - The Statute of Monopolies is passed in England.
  • May 7, 1824 - World premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in Vienna, Austria.
  • May 29, 1917 - (birth) John F. Kennedy, US President.
  • May 20, 1964 - (birth) Koichiro Genba、Special Adviser to the Prime Minister.
  • May 8, 1995 - (death) Teresa Teng, Taiwanese singer.
  • May 8, 1995 - Jacques Chirac is elected president of France.
Gregorian
April 10 ⇒Detail
  • 1794 - (birth) Matthew C. Perry, American commodore.
  • 1912 ? The Titanic leaves port in Southampton, England for her first and only voyage.
  • 1972 ? ◆The Biological Weapons Convention is signed.
  • 1972 ? ◆The city of Fujimi is founded (Japan).
  • 2006 ? ▲Japan Legal Support Center is established.
  • 2006 ? ▲A study group on protection of children from harmful Internet contents is established.
  • 2010 ? Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia.
  • 2010 ? The Sunrise Party of Japan is formed by five Japanese politicians.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 10 ⇒Detail
  • May 14, 1636 - Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa shogun, is enshrined inNikko.
  • May 29, 1814 ? (death) Josephine de Beauharnais, Empress of France.
  • May 15, 1932 ? May 15 Incident (Japan).
  • May 15, 1932 ? (death) Inukai Tsuyoshi, Prime Minister of Japan.
  • June 1, 2001 - Nepalese royal massacre.
  • June 1, 2001 - Dolphinarium massacre: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 in Tel Aviv.
  • May 28, 2004 - Allawi is voted for unanimously to become the interim Prime Minister of Iraq.
  • May 28, 2004 - The citizen judge system law is promulgated in Japan.
  • May 7, 2006 - ▲A 24-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder at a camera store.
Gregorian
April 11 ⇒Detail
  • 1970 - Apollo 13 is launched.
  • 2006 ? Iran announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.
  • 2012 ? ◆Kim Jong-un is elected to the post of First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea.
  • 2012 ? ◆A legislative election for the 19th National Assembly is held in South Korea.
  • 2012 ? ◆A magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit Indonesia, off northern Sumatra at a depth of 16.4 km.
  • 2012 ? ◆Michoacan earthquake. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico.
  • 2012 ? ◆The world premiere for The Avengers is held (Hollywood, California).
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 11 ⇒Detail
  • May 3, 1868 - The Tokugawa shogunate surrenders Edo castle peacefully.
Old Hindu Solar Calendar
April 11 ⇒Detail
  • July 27, 2012 (April 11, 5113 in the Old Hindu Solar calendar) ◆(plan) 2012 Summer Olympics.
Gregorian
April 12 ⇒Detail
  • 1861 - The American Civil War begins.
  • 1945 - (death) Franklin D. Roosevelt, US President.
  • 1981 ? The first launch of a Space Shuttle: Columbia launches on the STS-1 mission.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 12 ⇒Detail
  • May 14, 1973 - Skylab, the United States' first space station, is launched.
  • May 5, 1982 - Shibugakitai releases their debut single "NAI・NAI 16 (sixteen)".
  • May 5, 1982 - A parcel explodes at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
  • May 28, 2007 - The US and Iran hold the most high-profile meeting in almost 30 years.
Gregorian
April 13 ⇒Detail
  • 1743 - (birth) Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States.
  • 1874 - (death) Eto Shimpei, Japanese Justice Minister.
  • 1941 - Pact of neutrality between the USSR and Japan is signed.
  • 1943 - Katyn Forest Massacre (World War II).
  • 1970 - An oxygen tank aboard Apollo 13 explodes, putting the crew in great danger.
  • 1982 - Japan decides to hold the memorial service for the war dead on August 15 every year.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 13 ⇒Detail
  • May 20, 1293 - The Kamakura Earthquake (Japan). More than 23,000 are said to be killed.
  • May 20, 1293 - King Sancho IV of Castile creates the Study of General Schools of Alcala.
  • May 13, 1612 - (death) Sasaki Kojiro.
  • May 30, 1863 - (death) Kiyokawa Hachiro, Japanese samurai of the late Edo Period.
  • May 14, 1878 - (death) Okubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai of Satsuma.
  • May 8, 1884 - (birth) Harry S. Truman, President of the United States.
  • May 30, 1931 - (birth) Larry Silverstein, American businessman.
  • June 3, 1944 - Outline Campaign Plan GRANITE II is adopted.
  • May 15, 2011 - (death) Samuel Wanjiru, Kenyan athlete (long distance running).
Gregorian
April 14 ⇒Detail
  • 1293 - Chinzei Tandai is established in the northern part of Kyush, Japan.
  • 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln is shot. He dies the next day (on April 15).
  • 1912 - Titanic hits an iceberg in the North Atlantic at 11:40pm.
  • 1981 - ▲(birth) Shinjiro Koizumi, a Japanese politician.
  • 1984 - (birth) Harumafuji Kohei, a Mongolian sumo wrestler.
  • 1995 - Shintaro Ishihara suddenly resigns from the Diet.
  • 1999 - A minor strangles a mother and her baby in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
  • 1999 - NATO bombing of Albanian refugees near Dakovica.
  • 1999 - Sydney hailstorm.
  • 2001 - ▲The Japanese Red Army declares its disbandment.
  • 2010 - Yushu earthquake. Nearly 2,700 are killed (Yushu, Qinghai, China).
  • 2010 - Eruptions of Eyjafjallajokull.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 14 ⇒Detail
  • May 8, 1895 - The Treaty of Shimonoseki takes effect.
  • May 15, 1916 - (birth) Takeshi Abe, hemophilia expert.
  • May 20, 1940 - (birth) Sadaharu Oh, Japanese baseball player.
  • May 14, 1984 - (birth) Mark Zuckerberg, computer programmer, co-founder of Facebook.
  • May 14, 1984 - Toyota releases Hilux Surf in Japan (Japanese Wikipedia).
Gregorian
April 15 ⇒Detail
  • 1865 - (death) Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.
  • 1912 - The British passenger liner, the RMS Titanic, sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m.
  • 1912 - (birth) Kim Il-sung, President of North Korea.
  • 2005 - Doraemon anime series begins aring (Japan).
  • 2012 - 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
  • 2012 - 100th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung, President of North Korea.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 15 ⇒Detail
Iranian Calendar
April 15 ⇒Detail
  • July 6, 2005 (April 15, 1384 in the Iranian calendar) ◆the 2012 Summer Olympics to London.
  • July 6, 2005 (April 15, 1384 in the Iranian calendar) ◆The 31st G8 summit is held (Scotland, UK).
  • July 6, 2005 (April 15, 1384 in the Iranian calendar) ◆Software patent is rejected.
Gregorian
April 16 ⇒Detail
  • 1867 - (birth) Wilbur Wright, co-inventor of the airplane with brother Orville.
  • 1889 - (birth) Charlie Chaplin, English actor and filmmaker.
  • 1914 - Okuma Shigenobu forms his second cabinet (Japan).
  • 1947 - The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is established.
  • 1947 - (death) Rudolf Hos, commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
  • 1947 - The Court Act and the Public Prosecutor's Office Act are promulgated in Japan.
  • 1947 - A local train catches fire in Ikoma Tunnel near Osaka, Japan.
  • 1947 - Texas City Disaster.
  • 1947 - Bernard Baruch coins the term "Cold War".
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 16 ⇒Detail
Gregorian
April 17
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 17
Gregorian
April 18 ⇒Detail
  • 1835 - Lord Melbourne succeeds Sir Robert Peel as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 1885 - The "Patent Monopoly Act" is enacted in Japan.
  • 1885 - The Convention of Tientsin is signed between Japan and China in Tientsin.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 18 ⇒Detail
  • June 5, 2004 - (death) Ronald Reagan, President of the United States.
Gregorian
April 19 ⇒Detail
  • 1951 - General Douglas MacArthur retires from the military.
  • 1951 - Shigeki Tanaka wins the Boston Marathon.
  • 1995 - Oklahoma City bombing.
  • 1995 - Bad odors fell train riders in Yokohama, Japan.
  • 1995 - The dollar hits the postwar low of 79.75 in the Tokyo foreign exchange market.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 19 ⇒Detail
  • May 30, 1431 - (death) Joan of Arc, patroness of soldiers and of France.
  • June 4, 2007 - The London 2012 Olympics logo is unveiled.
Gregorian
April 20 ⇒Detail
  • 1284 - (death) Hojo Tokimune, young regent to the shogun (military dictator of Japan).
  • 1598 - Toyotomi Hideyoshi holds big parties under cherry trees, called "Daigo-no-hanami".
  • 1792 ? France declares war on Austria, the beginning of French Revolutionary Wars.
  • 1808 ? ▲(birth) Napoleon III of France, Emperor of the French.
  • 1871 ? ◆Modern Postal Service is Introduced in Japan. The first stamps are issued.
  • 1889 ? ▲(birth) Adolf Hitler, German Nazi dictator.
  • 1953 ? ▲South Korean volunteer coastguards set up camp on Liancourt Rocks.
  • 1953 ? ▲Japanese long-distance runner Keizo Yamada wins the 1953 Boston Marathon.
  • 1978 ? Korean Air Flight 902 is shot down by Soviets.
  • 1999 ? Columbine High School massacre: 13 people are killed.
  • 2008 ? ▲The Zenkoji Buddhist Temple is vandalised after cancelling the Olympic torch relay role.
  • 2010 ? ▼Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion causes a massive oil discharge in the Gulf.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 20 ⇒Detail
  • May 29, 1937 ? (birth) Hibari Misora, Japanese singer.
  • June 1, 1953 - ▲(birth) Xi Jinping, Chinese Vice President.
  • June 1, 1953 - ▲The Japanese National Railways changes its naming system of trains.
  • May 31, 1964 - (birth) Yukio Edano, a Japanese politician.
  • May 14, 1971 - ◆Kiyoshi Okubo (serial killer) is arrested.
  • May 14, 1971 - ◆Taiho Koki (Yokozuna sumo wrestler) retires.
  • June 9, 1993 - Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako are married.
  • June 2, 2010 - ▼Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama resigns.
  • June 9, 2012 - Tour de Suisse starts (Lugano, Switzerland).
Gregorian
April 21 ⇒Detail
  • 1612 - The interdiction against Christianity is issued (Japan).
  • 1701 - Forty-seven ronin incident.
  • 1731 - (death) Daniel Defoe, English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer.
  • 1792 ? (death) Tiradentes, a revolutionary leading a movement for Brazil's independence.
  • 1960 - ◆Brasilia replaces Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian capital.
  • 1971 - ◆(death) Francois Duvalier, President of Haiti, dictator.
  • 1971 - ◆Jean-Claude Duvalier becomes president of Haiti.
  • 1971 - ◆Siaka Stevens is elected the first president of Sierra Leone.
  • 1985 - (death) Tancredo Neves、President of Brazil.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 21 ⇒Detail
  • June 1, 1869 - Thomas Edison receives a patent for his electric voting machine.
  • May 20, 1957 - (birth) Yoshihiko Noda, Minister of Finance.
  • June 12, 1963 - (death) Medgar Evers, American civil rights activist.
  • June 3, 1991 - Mount Unzen erupts in Kyushu, Japan, killing 43 people.
Gregorian
April 22 ⇒Detail
  • 1806 - ◆The Great Fire of Bunka breaks out in Edo (Tokyo).
  • 1870 - ◆(birth) Vladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary and first Premier of the Soviet Union.
  • 1904 - (birth) J. Robert Oppenheimer, American physicist.
  • 1925 - The Peace Preservation Law is promulgated (Japan).
  • 1947 - The Tokyo metropolitan Department introduces a polygraph machine.
  • 1997 - The Japanese embassy hostage crisis ends in Lima, Peru.
  • 2004 - Two fuel trains collide in Ryongchon, North Korea, killing up to 150 people.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 22 ⇒Detail
  • May 21, 1957 - (birth) Tony Hayward, the Chief Executive of BP Group.
  • June 9, 2004 - Former US President Ronald Reagan's body is flown to Washington, D.C.
  • June 9, 2004 - Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi lets out a strange noise at the G8 summit.
  • May 29, 2005 - The French people vote down the proposed EU constitution in a referendum.
Gregorian
April 23 ⇒Detail
  • 1200 - (death) Zhu Xi, a Song Dynasty Confucian scholar.
  • 1847 - Gakushuin Peers School is re-established (Kyoto, Japan).
  • 1998 - (death) James Earl Ray, American alleged assassin who killed Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 2005 - ◆The 2010 Winter Olympics logo is unveiled.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 23 ⇒Detail
  • June 4, 1858 - Ii Naosuke holds the position of Tairo in the Tokugawa Shogunate.
  • May 27, 1905 - ◆Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of Tsushima begins. Japanese Navy Day.
  • June 13, 1944 - Battle of Villers-Bocage (World War II).
  • June 13, 1944 - Germany launches a counter attack on Carentan (World War II).
  • June 13, 1944 - Germany launches a V1 Flying Bomb attack on England (World War II).
  • June 13, 1944 - (birth) Ban Ki-moon, South Korean United Nations Secretary-General.
  • May 18, 1960 - (birth) Michael Ryan, perpetrator of the Hungerford massacre in the UK.
Gregorian
April 24 ⇒Detail
  • 1908 - 1908 Dixie tornado outbreak (US).
  • 1930 - (birth) Jose Sarney, President of Brazil.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 24 ⇒Detail
  • May 27, 1867 - Gaikoku bugyo system begins.
  • May 28, 2008 - Tokyo International Conference on African Development IV is held in Japan.
  • May 28, 2008 - The Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic.
  • May 18, 2009 - The Sri Lankan Civil War ends.
Gregorian
April 25
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 25
Gregorian
April 26 ⇒Detail
  • 1868 - ▲The Imperial envoy arrives at Edo castle and demands surrender.
  • 1986 - The groundbreaking ceremony for the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is held.
  • 1986 - The Chernobyl disaster.
  • 2008 - The Beijing Olympic torch relay is held in Nagano City, Japan.
  • 2008 - A Russo-Japanese summit meeting is held on the outskirts of Moscow.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 26 ⇒Detail
  • May 6, 1868 - ▲(birth) Nicholas II of Russia, the last Emperor of Russia.
  • June 1, 1940 - ▼Mariners Insurance Act is put into effect (Japan).
  • June 1, 1940 - ▼USS Washington is launched.
Gregorian
April 27
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 27
Gregorian
April 28
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 28
Gregorian
April 29 ⇒Detail
  • 1600 - A Dutch ship, the Liefde arrives in Japan after drifting at sea.
  • 1901 - (birth) Hirohito, Emperor of Japan. (timeline)
  • 1945 ? Adolf Hitler marries his long-time partner Eva Braun in a Berlin bunker.
  • 1946 - The Tokyo War Crimes Trial first convenes.
  • 1953 - Yamada Memorial Marathon Race begins in Odate, Akita prefecture, Japan.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 29 ⇒Detail
  • May 31, 1954 - (birth) Sakihito Ozawa, a Japanese politician, Minister of the Environment.
  • June 20, 2001 - Pervez Musharraf formally appoints himself President of Pakistan.
  • May 23, 2009 - (death) Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea.
Gregorian
April 30
Japanese Traditional Calendar
April 30
Gregorian
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