April 7

April 7 is the 97th day of the Gregorian calendar ( 98th in leap years), thus 268 days remain until the end of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 0451: conquer After crossing the Rhine and the penetration into the previously allied Western Roman Empire and destroy the Huns under Attila, the city of Metz.
  • 1453: The Christian Constantine Opel is enclosed by the Turks completely and besieged until his case. On the first day of the bombardment breaks a part of the country along the wall.
  • 1521: Ferdinand Magellan reached on his circumnavigation of the island of Cebu in the southern Philippines.
  • 1682: The French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle reached the first European to the mouth of the Mississippi River.
  • 1762: Sweden and Prussia close, limited to three months, the ceasefire of Ribnitz.
  • 1767: Burmese ravage after a year's siege, the city of Ayutthaya in Siam, now Thailand. The capital of the Kingdom of Ayutthaya is recovering from the destruction ever again.
  • 1797: Austria joins the First Coalition War with Napoleon Bonaparte after his victorious campaign in Italy in Leoben an armistice. After completion of preliminary peace of Leoben follows on 17 October of the Treaty of Campo Formio.
  • 2010: After days of unrest in Kyrgyzstan, where 75 people lost their lives, explains the opposition to overthrow the government and the formation of a transitional government under ex- foreign minister Roza Otunbayeva. The former Prime Minister Kurmanbek Bakiyev flees to the south of the country.
  • 2013: A referendum on the creation of a unified authority in Alsace fails due to insufficient voter turnout. In addition, it is rejected by a majority in the Upper Rhine.


Science and Technology

  • 2001: From Cape Canaveral carried out by a Delta II rocket after the start of the Stanley Kubrick film 2001: A Space Odyssey Named NASA 's Mars Odyssey, which is to explore Mars.





Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


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Before the 19th century

19th century

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0924: Berengar I, King of the Lombards
  • 1008: Ludolf, Archbishop of Trier
  • 1088: Burchard II of Halberstadt, German clerics and politicians, Bishop of Halberstadt
  • 1230: Tore the Trøndske, Norwegian Archbishop
  • 1297: Siegfried of Westerburg, Archbishop of Cologne
  • 1306: Agnes, abbess of the ladies pin Meschede
  • 1415: Hinrich Westhof, Mayor of Lübeck
  • 1441: Albrecht Blarer, Bishop of Constance
  • 1498: Charles VIII, King of France
  • 1546: Friedrich Myconius, German preacher and reformer
  • 1614: El Greco, Greek- Spanish painter and sculptor of the Renaissance Mannerism and
  • 1651: Lennart Torstensson, Swedish field marshal, Imperial Council and the Governor-General
  • 1666: Johann Loren table, Italian stonemason and sculptor
  • 1719: Jean Baptiste de La Salle, a French educator, Founder and Holy
  • 1758: Joachim Wilhelm von Brawe, German dramatist
  • 1763: Benedykt Chmielowski, Polish priest and encyclopedist
  • 1766: Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch philologist
  • 1767: Johann Gottlob Carpzov, German Lutheran theologian
  • 1789: Abdul Hamid I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

19th century

20th century

21st Century

  • 2001: David Graf, American actor
  • 2002: John Agar, American actor
  • 2003: Ib Eisner, Danish artist
  • 2003: Jutta Hipp, German jazz pianist and painter
  • 2003: Christian Liebig, German journalist
  • 2003: Ferdinand Seibt, German historian
  • 2004: Wolfgang Matt Heuer, German painter, printmaker and sculptor of the Leipzig School
  • 2005: Cliff Allison, British Formula 1 racing driver
  • 2005: Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer
  • 2005: Heinrich Hugendubel, German booksellers and CEO of Hugendubel
  • 2005: Max von der Grün, German writer
  • 2005: Nina, German pop singer, member of the duo Nina & Mike
  • 2008: Phil Urso, American jazz saxophonist
  • 2008: Joachim Wattendorff, German biologist
  • 2009: Dave Arneson, American game designer
  • 2010: Christopher Cazenove, British actor
  • 2012: Ignatius Moussa I Daoud, Syrian Patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church
  • 2012: Mike Wallace, American journalist, newscaster and correspondent

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Albrecht Durer, German painter ( Protestant)
  • Johann Hinrich Wichern, German minister ( Protestant)
  • St. John Baptist de la Salle, a French priest, educator and founder of the Order ( Catholic)

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

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  • Day in April