What Happened on April 5, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "One Dance" single Released by Drake (Billboard Song of the Year 2016)
  • Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigns after the Panama Papers leak show a conflict of interest
  • PayPal announces it is cancelling a $3.6 million investment in North Carolina after the state passes anti-gay legislation
  • San Francisco becomes the first US city to mandate paid parental leave

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Gibbons, American rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods-Billy Don't be a Hero), dies at 71