Saturday 29 April 1916
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ramon Amaya Amador .
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 29 April 1916 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Ramon Amaya Amador: Honduran author known for his radical left-wing politics.
- Easter Rebellion: Martial law in Ireland is lifted and the rebellion is officially over with the surrender of Irish nationalists to British authorities in Dublin.
- World War I: The British 6th Indian Division surrenders to Ottoman Forces at the Siege of Kut in one of the largest surrenders of British forces up to that point.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1916 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- John Barnes Wells - Memories
- Beautiful Isle of Somewhere - John McCormack