April 2016: The World Loses Rock Legend Prince
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of April 2016.
1. Supreme Court Rules: One Person, One Vote 2. Villanova: NCAA Champions 3. Mississippi: Religious Freedom Bill 4. UCONN Women Win NCAA Championship 5. Cruz, Sanders Win in Wisconsin 6. Don Blankenship Sentenced 7. American Idol: Final Performance 8. Edward Lin Charged with Spying 9. Goldman Sachs Fined 10. N.C. Governor Pat McCrory: Transgender Law 11. Warriors Set NBA Win Record 12. Microsoft Sues Government 13. Harriet Tubman on the $20 14. Singer Prince Dies 15. Dennis Hastert Sentenced
- The World Loses Rock Legend Prince
- Prince, famous singer and performer died on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57 in his Minnesota home from an opiod overdose. During his lifetime, Prince was known for defying genre roles and his eccentric performances. He won seven Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
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