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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1916.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1916: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1916?


Events

  • 02 Apr 1916 German troops overtake Bois de Caillette.
  • 04 Apr 1916 US Senate agrees (82-6) to participate in WWI.
  • 05 Apr 1916 French troops occupy Bois de Caillette.
  • 06 Apr 1916 German parliament authorizes unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • 08 Apr 1916 Norway approves active and passive female suffrage.
  • 09 Apr 1916 World War I: The Battle of Verdun : German forces launch their third offensive of the battle.
  • 19 Apr 1916 Italians troops conquer Colonel di Lana at Merano.
  • 20 Apr 1916 German-British sea battle off Belgian coast.
  • 22 Apr 1916 France battles at Fort Douaumont.
  • 24 Apr 1916 Easter rebellion of Irish against British occupation begins
  • 27 Apr 1916 WWI ampndash Battle of Hulluch: The 47th Brigade, 16th Irish Division is decimated in one of the most heavily concentrated German gas attacks of the war.
  • 29 Apr 1916 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.
  • 30 Apr 1916 Chicago Cubs play 1st game at Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) beat Reds

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1916?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Hello, Hawaii, How Are You?
  2. - Hello, Hawaii, How are You?
  3. - Are You from Dixie? ('Cause I'm From Dixie Too)
  4. - Marimba March
  5. - I Love a Piano

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir