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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1905?


Events

  • 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.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1905?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Coax Me Medley
  2. - When I'm Away from You, Dear
  3. - The Day That You Grew Colder
  4. - It Makes Me Think of Home, Sweet Home
  5. - In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Gladiator

Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Casino

Casino

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America