Sunday April 7, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 7: Day of the Week

April 7, 2024 was the 98th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 268 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

April 7 Historical Event(s)

529
First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.
1541
Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.
1890
Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
1922
Teapot Dome scandal: United States Secretary of the Interior leases Teapot Dome petroleum reserves in Wyoming.
1927
First distance public television broadcast (from Washington, D.C., to New York City, displaying the image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover).
1976
Former British Cabinet Minister John Stonehouse resigns from the Labour Party.
1977
German Federal prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.
1994
Auburn Calloway attempts to hijack FedEx Express Flight 705 and crash it to insure his family with his life insurance policy. The crew subdues him and lands the aircraft safely.
2003
U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein’s regime falls two days later.
2009
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is sentenced to 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.

Who were born on April 7?

1539
Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter (d. 1584)
1780
William Ellery Channing, Unitarian theologian (d. 1842)
1848
Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1930)
1908
Percy Faith, Canadian composer and musician (d. 1976)
1928
James Garner, American actor
1936
Jean-Pierre Changeux, French neuroscientist
1938
Freddie Hubbard, American jazz trumpeter (d. 2008)
1941
James Di Pasquale, American composer
1963
Paul Michael Robinson, American actor and erotic actor
1967
Artemis Gounaki, composer, writer and music producer

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