Sunday 30 April 1916
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 30, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Robert Shaw and Claude E Shannon.
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..
What the sky looked like on 30 April 1916
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Which were the important events of 30 April 1916 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Robert Shaw: American conductor, longtime musical director of the Atlanta Symphony and dean of American choral conducting.
- Claude E Shannon: American engineer and mathematician (d. 2001).
- Charles Barrier: French chef and restaurateur.
- Dugo D Schenker: Suriname -- Antillian producer.
- Claude Shannon: American mathematician and engineer (d. 2001).
- Chicago Cubs play 1st game at Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) beat Reds
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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