Second Quarter 2016

This includes events of April 2016, May 2016, and June 2016.


April 2016

This includes events from part of 2016 week 14, 2016 week 15, 2016 week 16, 2016 week 17, and 2016 week 18.

May 2016

This includes events from 2016 week 19, 2016 week 20, 2016 week 21, and 2016 week 22.

June 2016

This includes events from 2016 week 23, 2016 week 24, 2016 week 25, 2016 week 26, and 2016 week 27.

April April 2 – Clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani military in Nagorno-Karabakh kill at least 193 people, which becomes the heaviest breach of the 1994 ceasefire.[13] April 3 – The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung publish a set of 11.5 million confidential documents from the Panamanian corporate Mossack Fonseca that provides detailed information on more than 214,000 offshore companies, including the identities of shareholders and directors including noted personalities and heads of state.[14]

May[edit] May 19 – EgyptAir Flight 804 crashes with 66 people on board over the Mediterranean en route from Paris to Cairo.[15] May 30 – Former Chadian President Hissène Habré is sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity committed during his tenure from 1982 to 1990, the first time an African Union-backed court convicted a former ruler of a country within its jurisdiction.[16]

June[edit] June 1 – The Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest and deepest railway tunnel, is opened following two decades of construction work.[17] June 23 – Brexit: the United Kingdom votes in a referendum to leave the European Union.[18] June 28 – ISIL claims responsibility for attacking Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, killing 45 and injuring around 230.[19]

Other History

Other history including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, other modern history, and the future can be used to examine April 2016 and May 2016.

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Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social mechanics can be used to examine April 2016 and May 2016.


Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and families can be connected.


Religion including particular religions, religous organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected.

Particular religions

Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asian religion, secularism, and pagan religion can be connected. The first three of these gain most of the current attention.

Abrahamic religion including Judaism can be connected. Christianity including Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthodoxy, and Mormonism can be connected. Islam can be connected.

Asian religion including East Asian religion and Persian religion can be connected. Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism, Sihkhism, and Jainism can be connected.

Secularism can be connected. Pagan religion including European pagan religion, Asian pagan religion, African pagan religion, American Indian religion, and neopagan religion can be connected.

Religious organization can be connected. Religious practice can be connected. Religious belief can be connected.


Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected.

Particular governments

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be connected.

International government including modern compacts, colonial empires, and traditional empires can be connected. National government can be connected. Local government can be connected.

Government activity including succession can be connected. State relations including warfare, diplomacy, and intelligence can be connected. Administration including security, public works and lands, welfare, and taxation can be connected.

Government structure including government forms, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be connected. Law including international law, Western law, Asian law, and tribal law can be connected.


Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected.

Economic systems including networks and firms can be connected. Economic system behavior can be connected. Economic system types can be connected.

Industries including social and medical services, commercial and financial industries, communications industries, transportation industries, building related industries, manufacturing and extraction industries, and food and agricultural industries can be connected. Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be connected.

Education including teaching and research can be connected. School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be connected. Educational organization including administration, faculty, students, and course material can be connected. Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be connected.

Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.


Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

Behavioral culture including occupations and customs can be connected. Cultural events including holidays, disasters, expeditions, awards, and gatherings can be connected. Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theater, dance, and music can be connected.

Conceptual culture including applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected. Philosophy including philosophical schools and doctrines, special topics, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, and logic can be connected.

Material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected.


Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected.

Particular groups

Particular groups can be connected.

Human geography including Asian geography, European geography, African geography, North American geography, South American geography, and Oceanic geography can be connected. Human ecology including human effects on the environment, relations with other life forms, and environmental effects on people can be connected. Physical anthropology including human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins can be connected. Demography including population change, population size and structure, migration, death, and birth and fertility can be connected. Social foundations including social group behavior, social group types, social control, social interaction, and social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected.

Biography can be connected. Psychology including social psychology, personality, mental disorders, developmental psychology, behavior patterns, mind, and behavioral elements can be connected. The human body including form and appearance, disease, life cycle, body functions, and body systems can be connected.


Science including biology, earth science, astronomy, chemistry, and physics can be connected.

Biology including biohistory, ecology, systematics, organism biology, cell biology, and molecular biology can be connected. Earth Science including geohistory, physical geography, atmospheric science, hydrospheric science, and geology can be connected. Astronomy including galactic astronomy, stellar astronomy, and local astronomy can be connected. Chemistry including chemical systems, chemical change, and chemical substances can be connected. Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, relativity, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, and mechanics can be connected.

Created 5 Apr 2016 Last updated 4 Apr 2017