What Happened on April 18, 1916

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edith Wharton is appointed Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest award, for her contribution to the war effort

Pulitzer prize winning novelist Edith Wharton
Pulitzer prize winning novelist
Edith Wharton
  • US Secretary of State Warns Germany that the USA may break diplomatic relations unless torpedo attacks on unarmed ships stop