April 7: Day of the Week
April 7, 2019 is the 97th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 268 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1831D. Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil, resigns. He goes to his native Portugal to become King D. Pedro IV.
- 1862American Civil War: Battle of Shiloh ends – the Union Army under General Ulysses S. Grant defeats the Confederates near Shiloh, Tennessee.
- 1868Thomas D'Arcy McGee, one of the Canadian Fathers of Confederation is assassinated by the Irish, in one of the few Canadian political assassinations, and the only one of a federal politician.
- 1943Holocaust: In Terebovlia, Ukraine, Germans order 1,100 Jews to undress to their underwear and march through the city of Terebovlia to the nearby village of Plebanivka where they are shot dead and buried in ditches.
- 1945World War II: The Japanese battleship Yamato, the largest battleship ever constructed, is sunk by American planes 200 miles north of Okinawa while en-route to a suicide mission in Operation Ten-Go.
- 1964IBM announces the System/360.
- 1990A fire breaks out on the passenger ferry M/S Scandinavian Star, killing 158 people.
- 1994Rwandan Genocide: Massacres of Tutsis begin in Kigali, Rwanda.
- 1995First Chechen War: Russian paramilitary troops begin a massacre of civilians in Samashki, Chechnya.
- 2003U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein’s regime falls two days later.
Who were born on April 7?
- 1613Gerhard Douw, Dutch painter (d. 1675)
- 1908Percy Faith, Canadian composer and musician (d. 1976)
- 1916Anthony Caruso, American actor (d. 2003)
- 1933Wayne Rogers, American actor
- 1939Sir David Frost, English broadcaster and TV host
- 1945Joël Robuchon, French chef
- 1950Brian J. Doyle, former Deputy Press Secretary in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- 1952Clarke Peters, American actor
- 1954Jackie Chan, Chinese actor, director, producer, and martial artist
- 1964Steve Graves, Canadian ice hockey player
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