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  • Arlington, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2016

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania 32

    Arlington, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2016

    The Rock appeared at WrestleMania 32 where he announced that WWE had broken the all-time WrestleMania attendance record before being interrupted by The Wyatt Family. The Rock got into a verbal back-and-forth with Bray Wyatt before having an impromptu match with Wyatt Family member Erick Rowan. The Rock won after giving Rowan a Rock Bottom and pinning him in six seconds, which set the record for the fastest win in WrestleMania history.




  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 7, 2016

    Tesla, Inc.

    Tesla reported over 325,000 reservations

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 7, 2016

    As of April 7, 2016, one week after the unveiling, Tesla reported over 325,000 reservations, representing sales of over US$14 billion.




  • Hong Kong China
    Sunday Apr 10, 2016

    Hong Kong independence

    Demosistō

    Hong Kong China
    Sunday Apr 10, 2016

    Demosistō, a political party mainly led by the former student leaders such as Joshua Wong and Nathan Law in the 2014 Occupy protests established on 10 April 2016, advocated a referendum to determine Hong Kong's sovereignty after 2047, when the "One Country, Two Systems" principle as promised in the Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Hong Kong Basic Law is supposed to expire.




  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tuesday Apr 12, 2016

    Uber

    Uber launches in Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Tuesday Apr 12, 2016

    Uber launches in Buenos Aires, Argentina amidst claims of illegality and taxi protests.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 12, 2016

    Facebook, Inc.

    Zuckerberg Outlined His 10 Year Vision

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 12, 2016

    On April 12, 2016, Zuckerberg outlined his 10 year vision, which rested on three main pillars: artificial intelligence, increased global connectivity and virtual/augmented reality.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 12, 2016

    Kobe Bryant

    The last game

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 12, 2016

    In the season finale on April 13, Bryant scored an NBA season-high 60 points against Utah in his last NBA game, outscoring the entire Jazz team 23–21 in the fourth quarter, in the Lakers' 101–96 victory. He became the oldest player to score 60 or more points in a game at 37 years and 234 days old. The Lakers finished the season with a 17–65 record, their worst record in franchise history.




  • Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
    Wednesday Apr 13, 2016

    Sooronbay Jeenbekov

    The Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
    Wednesday Apr 13, 2016

    On 13 April 2016, he was appointment as Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan.


  • U.S. and Worldwide
    Friday Apr 15, 2016

    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Core 0.12.1 was released

    U.S. and Worldwide
    Friday Apr 15, 2016

    Bitcoin Core 0.12.1 was released on April 15, 2016 and enabled multiple soft forks to occur concurrently.


  • Ecuador
    Saturday Apr 16, 2016

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    2016 Ecuador Earthquake

    Ecuador
    Saturday Apr 16, 2016

    The 2016 Ecuador earthquake occurred on April 16 at 18:58:37 ECT with a moment magnitude of 7.8 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). At least 676 people were killed and 16,600 people injured.


  • The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, UK
    Saturday Apr 23, 2016

    Prince Charles

    Charles appeared In a Comedy Sketch

    The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BB, UK
    Saturday Apr 23, 2016

    On 23 April 2016, Charles appeared in a comedy sketch for the Royal Shakespeare Company's Shakespeare Live! at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death in 1616. The event was televised live by the BBC. Charles made a surprise entrance to settle the disputed delivery of Hamlet's celebrated line, "To be or not to be, that is the question".


  • Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
    Tuesday Apr 26, 2016

    Nokia

    Nokia announced its intent to acquire Withings

    Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
    Tuesday Apr 26, 2016

    On 26 April 2016, Nokia announced its intent to acquire French connected health device maker Withings for US$191 million. The company was integrated into a new Digital Health unit of Nokia Technologies. Nokia later wrote off the cost of the acquisition and in May 2018 the health unit was sold back to Éric Carreel, a Withings co-founder and former CEO.


  • Kyoto, Japan
    Wednesday Apr 27, 2016

    Nintendo

    The NX information

    Kyoto, Japan
    Wednesday Apr 27, 2016

    At an investor's meeting on 27 April 2016, Nintendo announced that the NX would be released worldwide in March 2017. In an interview with Asahi Shimbun in May 2016, Kimishima stated that the NX was a new concept that would not succeed in the 3DS or Wii U product lines. At a shareholders' meeting following E3 2016, Shigeru Miyamoto stated that the company chose not to present the NX during the conference due to concerns that competitors could copy from it if they revealed it too soon. The same day, Kimishima also revealed during a Q&A session with investors that they were also researching virtual reality.


  • St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 28, 2016

    Garry Kasparov

    The Ultimate Blitz Challenge

    St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 28, 2016

    On Thursday 28 April and Friday 29 April 2016 at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, Kasparov played a 6-round exhibition blitz round-robin tournament with Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, and Hikaru Nakamura in an event called the Ultimate Blitz Challenge.


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