In The Netherlands , there was from August 29, 1913 to September 9, 1918 the cabinet Cort van der Linden, with Mr. P.W.A. Cort van der Linden (liberaal) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 6.4 million citizens.
January 24 » In Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., the Supreme Court of the United States declares the federal income tax constitutional.
May 31 » World War I: Battle of Jutland: The British Grand Fleet engages the High Seas Fleet in the largest naval battle of the war, which proves indecisive.
July 15 » In Seattle, Washington, William Boeing and George Conrad Westervelt incorporate Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing).
August 5 » World War I: Battle of Romani: Allied forces, under the command of Archibald Murray, defeat an attacking Ottoman army under the command of Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, securing the Suez Canal and beginning the Ottoman retreat from the Sinai Peninsula.
August 16 » The Migratory Bird Treaty between Canada and the United States is signed.
December 29 » A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the first novel by James Joyce, was first published as a book by an American publishing house B. W. Huebschis after it had been serialized in The Egoist (1914–15).
Weather April 28, 1916
The temperature on April 28, 1916 was between 9.6 °C and 20.7 °C and averaged 15.3 °C. There was 12.6 hours of sunshine (86%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south east.
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