April 1916 calendar

April 1916

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1916?


  • 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
  • 18 Apr 1916 World War I: During a mine warfare in high altitude on the Dolomites, the Italian troops conquer the Col di Lana held by the Austrian army.
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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


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?