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Events in History in April 1936

  • Apr 1 Orissa constituted a province of British India

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Apr 1 Charles "Lucky" Luciano" is arrested in Arkansas on a criminal warrant from New York

  • Apr 5 Tupelo, Mississippi virtually annihilated by a tornado, 216 die
  • Apr 6 ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam
  • Apr 6 Tornado, kills 203 & injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia
  • Apr 10 200" mirror blank arrives in Pasadena
  • Apr 13 Ioannis Metaxas proclaims himself dictator of Greece
  • Apr 18 Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco to Honolulu
  • Apr 19 First day of the Great Uprising in Palestine, anti-Jewish riots break out
  • Apr 20 Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine

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Apr 23 Carl Hubbell's 1st start of season is his 17th straight win

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell