April 1905 calendar
Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1905.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
But much more happened on April 1905: find out below
Which were the important events of April 1905?
- 01 Apr 1905 British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya.
- 02 Apr 1905 Cairo to Cape Town railway opens
- 04 Apr 1905 Earthquake in Kangra India, kills 370,000.
- 06 Apr 1905 ''Lochner v. New York'': The Supreme Court of the United States invalidates New York's 8-hour-day law.
- 12 Apr 1905 French Dufaux brothers test helicopter.
- 17 Apr 1905 US Supreme court judges maximum work day unconstitutional.
- 19 Apr 1905 9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of New York in 2:38:25.4.
- 22 Apr 1905 Operations begin uniting conservatory of Nature Monument in Amsterdam.
- 25 Apr 1905 Whites win right to vote in South Africa.
- 27 Apr 1905 World Exposition opens in Luik.
- 29 Apr 1905 Pierre de Brazza lands in Libreville Gabon.
Hungarian poet and educator (d. 1937).
French film director, a creative genius...
French composer and conductor (d. 1991).
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Which were the top hits in April 1905?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Prince's Orchestra - Coax Me Medley
- Richard Jose - When I'm Away from You, Dear
- Richard Jose - The Day That You Grew Colder
- Byron G. Harlan - It Makes Me Think of Home, Sweet Home
- Henry Burr (aka Irving Gillette) - In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree