April 7: Day of the Week
April 7, 2019 was the 97th day of the year 2019 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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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April 7 Historical Event(s)
- 1788American Pioneers to the Northwest Territory arrive at the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers, establishing Marietta, Ohio, as the first permanent American settlement of the new United States in the Northwest Territory, and opening the westward expansion of the new country.
- 1906The Algeciras Conference gives France and Spain control over Morocco.
- 1908H. H. Asquith of the Liberal Party takes office as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, succeeding Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
- 1939World War II: Italy invades Albania.
- 1946Syria’s independence from France is officially recognised.
- 1983During STS-6, astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson perform the first space shuttle spacewalk.
- 1989Soviet submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway killing 42 sailors.
- 1994Auburn 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.
- 2001Mars Odyssey is launched.
- 2009Former 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?
- 1848Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1930)
- 1938Jerry Brown, American politician
- 1938Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (d. 2005)
- 1947Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
- 1949Mitch Daniels, American politician, governor of Indiana
- 1954Jackie Chan, Chinese actor, director, producer, and martial artist
- 1962Hugh O'Connor, American actor (d. 1995)
- 1963Jaime de Marichalar, Duke of Lugo, Spanish royalty
- 1973Ève Salvail, Canadian model
- 1979Patrick Crayton, American football player
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