Thursday 6 April 1916
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vincent Ellis McKelvey and Rene Bourbon.
The Queen of Spades, directed by Yakov Protazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 April 1916 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Vincent Ellis McKelvey: American geologist (d. 1987).
- Rene Bourbon: France Actor.
- Phil Leeds: American actor (d. 1998).
- Vincent McKelvey: American geologist and author (d. 1987).
- German parliament authorizes unrestricted submarine warfare.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- I Love a Piano - Billy Murray
- Marimba March - Blue & White Marimba Band
- Are You from Dixie? ('Cause I'm From Dixie Too) - Billy Murray & Irving Kaufman
- Hello, Hawaii, How are You? - Prince's Orchestra