April 19, 1916 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • "Bing Boys are Here" opens in London
  • Alderman Kelly reads the 'Castle Order' to a meeting of Dublin Corporation; this forged document supposedly from Dublin Castle, indicated that there was to be mass arrests of Irish Volunteers to prevent "trouble"
  • Italians troops conquer Col di Lana at Merano

Deaths in History

  • Ephraim Shay, American inventor (b. 1839)