16 April

16 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 16th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 16th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Circus Day.
  • World Voice Day.
  • National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day
  • Save The Elephant Day
  • National Eggs Benedict Day
  • National Auctioneers Day
  • National Husband Appreciation Day

Historic Events

1961: View from a car in Las Vegas 1961 from Life Magazine

View from a car in Las Vegas 1961 from Life Magazine

1944: West African troops, somewhere in Alsace,1944-45

West African troops, somewhere in Alsace,1944-45

1918: The columns of the St. Marks Basilica in Venice were protected by sandbags during WWI (1915-1918)

The columns of the St. Marks Basilica in Venice protected by sandbags during WWI (1915-1918)

1917: Lenin arrives back from exile in Russia at Finland Station, Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution in 1917.

1853: On 16th April 1853, the first passenger train in India introduced by Lord Dalhousie ran from Bombay to Thane covering a distance of 34 km. Now, Indian railways are the largest railway network in Asia

1853: On 16th April 1853, the first passenger train in India introduced by Lord Dalhousie ran from Bombay to Thane covering a distance of 34 km.

1789: George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration in 1789.

1705: Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1705.

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Chaplin was born.
  • Genghis Khan was born.
  • Chance the rapper was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Helen Mcroy died.
  • Francisco Goya died.
  • Iqbal Masih died.

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