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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1912.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1912: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1912?


Events

  • 02 Apr 1912 Titanic undergoes sea trials under its own power
  • 04 Apr 1912 Army fires on striking mine workers at Lena-gold fields Siberia.
  • 06 Apr 1912 Electric starter first appeared in cars.
  • 08 Apr 1912 Steamers collide in the Nile, drowning 200.
  • 09 Apr 1912 Titanic leaves Queenstown Ireland for New York.
  • 10 Apr 1912 RMS Titanic sets sail for its 1st and last voyage
  • 11 Apr 1912 Cornerstone of Technion in Haifa Palestine laid.
  • 13 Apr 1912 Royal Flying Corps forms (later RAF).
  • 14 Apr 1912 Pan American Union forms.
  • 15 Apr 1912 Titanic sinks at 2:20 AM off Newfoundland as band plays on
  • 16 Apr 1912 Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.
  • 17 Apr 1912 Russian troops open fire on striking goldfield workers in northeast Siberia, killing at least 150.
  • 18 Apr 1912 The Cunard liner RMS Carpathia brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.
  • 19 Apr 1912 16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of New York in 2:21:18.2.
  • 20 Apr 1912 Fenway Park officially opens, Boston Red Sox beat New York Highlanders 7-6 in 11.
  • 22 Apr 1912 Pravda, the ''voice'' of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, begins publication in Saint Petersburg.
  • 27 Apr 1912 Relief laws replaces those of 1854, in the Netherlands
  • 29 Apr 1912 108 degrees F (42 degrees C), Tuguegarao, Philippines (Oceania record high).

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1912?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Everybody's Doing it Now
  2. - To the Land of My Own Romance (I Have a Dream, By Night, By Day)
  3. - The Harbor of Love
  4. - Alexander's Ragtime Band
  5. - Moonlight Bay

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Stewart, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Lee Marvin

Country: United States of America

Forbidden Games

Forbidden Games

Directed by: René Clément

Starring: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie

Country: United States of America

High Noon

High Noon

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Aud Egede-Nissen, Gertrude Welcker, Alfred Abel

Country: United States of America

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin

Country: United States of America