On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1916

Historical Events

  • 57 armed New Zealand police invade the remote Ngāi Tūhoe settlement of Maungapōhatu in the Urewera Ranges to arrest the Māori prophet Rua Kēnana
  • German troops overtake Bois de Caillette
1916 Highlights

About April 2, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries