April 7: Day of the Week
April 7, 2018 was the 97th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 268 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1767End of Burmese–Siamese War (1765–1767)
- 1798The Mississippi Territory is organized from disputed territory claimed by both the United States and Spain. It is expanded in 1804 and again in 1812.
- 1831D. Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil, resigns. He goes to his native Portugal to become King D. Pedro IV.
- 1890Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
- 1906The Algeciras Conference gives France and Spain control over Morocco.
- 1956Spain relinquishes its protectorate in Morocco.
- 1969The Internet’s symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1.
- 1971President Richard Nixon announces his decision to increase the rate of American troop withdrawals from Vietnam.
- 1983During STS-6, astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson perform the first space shuttle spacewalk.
- 2009Mass protests begin across Moldova under the belief that results from the parliamentary election are fraudulent.
Who were born on April 7?
- 1770William Wordsworth, English poet (d. 1850)
- 1897Erich Loewenhardt, German flying ace of World War I (d. 1918)
- 1924Johannes Mario Simmel, Austrian writer (d. 2009)
- 1950Brian J. Doyle, former Deputy Press Secretary in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- 1956Christopher Darden, prosecutor in O. J. Simpson murder case
- 1966Gary Wilkinson, English snooker player
- 1968Duncan Armstrong, Australian swimmer
- 1973Ève Salvail, Canadian model
- 1975Karin Dreijer Andersson, Swedish singer
- 1989Alexa Demara, American model
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