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7th of April 0529 EVENT First draft of the Corpus Juris Civilis (a fundamental work in jurisprudence) is issued by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I.
7th of April 1348 EVENT Charles University is founded in Prague.
7th of April 1521 EVENT Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Cebu.
7th of April 1541 EVENT Francis Xavier leaves Lisbon on a mission to the Portuguese East Indies.
7th of April 1724 EVENT Premiere performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's St. John Passion BWV 245 at St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig.
7th of April 1776 EVENT Captain John Barry and the USS Lexington captures the Edward.
7th of April 1788 EVENT American 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.
7th of April 1798 EVENT The Mississippi Territory is organized from disputed territory claimed by both the United States and Spain. It is expanded in 1804 and again in 1812.
7th of April 1805 EVENT Lewis and Clark Expedition: The Corps of Discovery breaks camp among the Mandan tribe and resumes its journey West along the Missouri River.
7th of April 1827 EVENT John Walker, an English chemist, sells the first friction match that he had invented the previous year.
7th of April 1829 EVENT Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, commences translation of the Book of Mormon, with Oliver Cowdery as his scribe.
7th of April 1831 EVENT D. Pedro I, Emperor of Brazil, resigns. He goes to his native Portugal to become King D. Pedro IV.
7th of April 1862 EVENT American Civil War: Battle of Shiloh ends : the Union Army under General Ulysses S. Grant defeats the Confederates near Shiloh, Tennessee.
7th of April 1868 EVENT Thomas 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.
7th of April 1890 EVENT Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
7th of April 1906 EVENT The Algeciras Conference gives France and Spain control over Morocco.
7th of April 1906 EVENT Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.
7th of April 1908 EVENT H. H. Asquith of the Liberal Party takes office as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, succeeding Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
7th of April 1922 EVENT Teapot Dome scandal: United States Secretary of the Interior leases Teapot Dome petroleum reserves in Wyoming.
7th of April 1927 EVENT First distance public television broadcast (from Washington, D.C. to New York City, displaying the image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover).
7th of April 1933 EVENT Prohibition is repealed for beer of no more than 3.2% alcohol by weight, eight months before the ratification of the XXI amendment.
7th of April 1939 EVENT World War II: Italy invades Albania.
7th of April 1940 EVENT Booker T. Washington becomes the first African American to be depicted on a United States postage stamp.
7th of April 1943 EVENT Holocaust: 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.
7th of April 1943 EVENT Ioannis Rallis becomes collaborationist Prime Minister of Greece during the WWII Axis Occupation.
7th of April 1945 EVENT World War II: Visoko is liberated by the 7th, 9th and 17th Krajina brigades from the Tenth division of Yugoslav Partisan forces.
7th of April 1945 EVENT World 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.
7th of April 1946 EVENT Syria's independence from France is officially recognised.
7th of April 1948 EVENT The World Health Organization is established by the United Nations.
7th of April 1948 EVENT A Buddhist monastery burns in Shanghai, China, leaving twenty monks dead.
7th of April 1954 EVENT President Dwight D. Eisenhower gives his "domino theory" speech during a news conference.
7th of April 1956 EVENT Spain relinquishes its protectorate in Morocco.
7th of April 1964 EVENT IBM announces the System/360.
7th of April 1969 EVENT The Internet's symbolic birth date: publication of RFC 1.
7th of April 1971 EVENT President Richard Nixon announces his decision to increase the rate of American troop withdrawals from Vietnam.
7th of April 1976 EVENT Former British Cabinet Minister John Stonehouse resigns from the Labour Party.
7th of April 1977 EVENT German Federal prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.
7th of April 1978 EVENT Development of the neutron bomb is canceled by President Jimmy Carter.
7th of April 1983 EVENT During STS-6, astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson perform the first space shuttle spacewalk.
7th of April 1985 EVENT Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev declares a moratorium on the deployment of middle-range missiles in Europe.
7th of April 1989 EVENT Soviet submarine Komsomolets sinks in the Barents Sea off the coast of Norway killing 42 sailors.
7th of April 1990 EVENT Iran Contra Affair: John Poindexter is found guilty of five charges for his part in the scandal (the conviction is later reversed on appeal).
7th of April 1992 EVENT Republika Srpska announces its independence.
7th of April 1994 EVENT Rwandan Genocide: Massacres of Tutsis begin in Kigali, Rwanda.
7th of April 1994 EVENT 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.
7th of April 1995 EVENT First Chechen War: Russian paramilitary troops begin a massacre of civilians in Samashki, Chechnya.
7th of April 1999 EVENT The World Trade Organization rules in favor of the United States in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over bananas.
7th of April 2001 EVENT Mars Odyssey is launched.
7th of April 2003 EVENT U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.
7th of April 2009 EVENT Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is sentenced to 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.
7th of April 2009 EVENT Mass protests begin across Moldova under the belief that results from the parliamentary election are fraudulent.
7th of April 1506 BIRTHDAY Saint Francis Xavier, Spanish co-founder of the Society of Jesus (d. 1552)
7th of April 1539 BIRTHDAY Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter (d. 1584)
7th of April 1613 BIRTHDAY Gerhard Douw, Dutch painter (d. 1675)
7th of April 1644 BIRTHDAY Francois de Neufville, duc de Villeroi, French soldier (d. 1730)
7th of April 1648 BIRTHDAY John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (d. 1721)
7th of April 1652 BIRTHDAY Pope Clement XII (d. 1740)
7th of April 1718 BIRTHDAY Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800)
7th of April 1727 BIRTHDAY Michel Adanson, French botanist (d. 1806)
7th of April 1770 BIRTHDAY William Wordsworth, English poet (d. 1850)
7th of April 1772 BIRTHDAY Charles Fourier, French philosopher (d. 1837)
7th of April 1780 BIRTHDAY William Ellery Channing, Unitarian theologian (d. 1842)
7th of April 1803 BIRTHDAY Flora Tristan, French feminist and socialist philosopher (d. 1844)
7th of April 1803 BIRTHDAY James Curtiss, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1859)
7th of April 1848 BIRTHDAY Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1930)
7th of April 1853 BIRTHDAY Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, son of Queen Victoria (d. 1884)
7th of April 1859 BIRTHDAY Walter Camp, sports authority known as the "Father of American Football" (d. 1925)
7th of April 1860 BIRTHDAY Will Keith Kellogg, American cereal manufacturer (d. 1951)
7th of April 1867 BIRTHDAY Holger Pedersen, Danish linguist (d. 1953)
7th of April 1870 BIRTHDAY Gustav Landauer, German anarchist and revolutionary (d. 1919)
7th of April 1873 BIRTHDAY John McGraw, American baseball player and manager (d. 1934)
7th of April 1883 BIRTHDAY Gino Severini, Italian painter (d. 1966)
7th of April 1886 BIRTHDAY Ed Lafitte, American baseball player (d. 1971)
7th of April 1889 BIRTHDAY Gabriela Mistral, Chilean writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1957)
7th of April 1890 BIRTHDAY Marjory Stoneman Douglas, American conservationist and writer (d. 1998)
7th of April 1891 BIRTHDAY Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor (d. 1958)
7th of April 1893 BIRTHDAY Allen Dulles, American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1969)
7th of April 1897 BIRTHDAY Walter Winchell, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1972)
7th of April 1897 BIRTHDAY Erich Loewenhardt, German flying ace of World War I (d. 1918)
7th of April 1899 BIRTHDAY Robert Casadesus, French pianist (d. 1972)
7th of April 1903 BIRTHDAY Edwin T. Layton, American Naval officer (d. 1984)
7th of April 1908 BIRTHDAY Percy Faith, Canadian composer and musician (d. 1976)
7th of April 1909 BIRTHDAY Robert Charroux, French writer (d. 1978)
7th of April 1911 BIRTHDAY Herve Bazin, French writer (d. 1996)
7th of April 1913 BIRTHDAY Charles Vanik, American politician (d. 2007)
7th of April 1914 BIRTHDAY Ralph Flanagan, American big band leader (d. 1995)
7th of April 1915 BIRTHDAY Stanley Adams, American actor (d. 1977)
7th of April 1915 BIRTHDAY Billie Holiday, American singer (d. 1959)
7th of April 1915 BIRTHDAY Henry Kuttner, American writer (d. 1958)
7th of April 1916 BIRTHDAY Anthony Caruso, American actor (d. 2003)
7th of April 1917 BIRTHDAY R.G. Armstrong, American actor
7th of April 1918 BIRTHDAY Bobby Doerr, American baseball player
7th of April 1919 BIRTHDAY Roger Lemelin, Quebec novelist and television writer (d. 1992)
7th of April 1919 BIRTHDAY Edoardo Mangiarotti, Italian fencer
7th of April 1920 BIRTHDAY Ravi Shankar, Indian sitar player
7th of April 1922 BIRTHDAY Mongo Santamaria, Cuban musician (d. 2003)
7th of April 1924 BIRTHDAY Johannes Mario Simmel, Austrian writer (d. 2009)
7th of April 1927 BIRTHDAY Babatunde Olatunji, Nigerian drummer (d. 2003)
7th of April 1928 BIRTHDAY James Garner, American actor
7th of April 1928 BIRTHDAY James White, Northern Irish science fiction writer (d. 1999)
7th of April 1928 BIRTHDAY Alan J. Pakula, American film producer and director (d. 1998)
7th of April 1929 BIRTHDAY Joe Gallo, American gangster (d. 1972)
7th of April 1929 BIRTHDAY Bob Denard, French mercenary (d. 2007)
7th of April 1930 BIRTHDAY Andrew Sachs, English actor
7th of April 1931 BIRTHDAY Donald Barthelme, American author (d. 1989)
7th of April 1931 BIRTHDAY Daniel Ellsberg, American military analyst
7th of April 1933 BIRTHDAY Wayne Rogers, American actor
7th of April 1934 BIRTHDAY Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (d. 2007)
7th of April 1935 BIRTHDAY Hodding Carter III, American journalist and politician
7th of April 1935 BIRTHDAY Bobby Bare, American musician
7th of April 1936 BIRTHDAY Jean-Pierre Changeux, French neuroscientist
7th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Jerry Brown, American politician
7th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Spencer Dryden, American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (d. 2005)
7th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Freddie Hubbard, American jazz trumpeter (d. 2008)
7th of April 1939 BIRTHDAY Francis Ford Coppola, American film director
7th of April 1939 BIRTHDAY Sir David Frost, English broadcaster and TV host
7th of April 1941 BIRTHDAY Cornelia Frances, Australian actress
7th of April 1941 BIRTHDAY Gorden Kaye, British actor
7th of April 1941 BIRTHDAY James Di Pasquale, American composer
7th of April 1942 BIRTHDAY Nam Gi-nam, South Korean director of movies
7th of April 1942 BIRTHDAY Jeetendra, Indian actor
7th of April 1944 BIRTHDAY Julia Phillips, American film producer and writer (d. 2002)
7th of April 1944 BIRTHDAY Gerhard Schroder, German politician
7th of April 1944 BIRTHDAY Bill Stoneman, American baseball player and manager
7th of April 1945 BIRTHDAY Megas, Icelandic singer, songwriter and writer
7th of April 1945 BIRTHDAY Martyn Lewis, British newsreader
7th of April 1945 BIRTHDAY Werner Schroeter, German film director
7th of April 1945 BIRTHDAY Joel Robuchon, French chef
7th of April 1946 BIRTHDAY Colette Besson, French runner (d. 2005)
7th of April 1946 BIRTHDAY Stan Winston, American special effects, makeup artist and film director (d. 2008)
7th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Florian Schneider, German musician (Kraftwerk)
7th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Patricia Bennett, American singer (The Chiffons)
7th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
7th of April 1948 BIRTHDAY Carol Douglas, American singer
7th of April 1949 BIRTHDAY Mitch Daniels, American politician, governor of Indiana
7th of April 1949 BIRTHDAY John Oates, American rock guitarist and lyricst (Hall & Oates)
7th of April 1950 BIRTHDAY Brian J. Doyle, former Deputy Press Secretary in the United States Department of Homeland Security and convicted sex offender
7th of April 1951 BIRTHDAY Janis Ian, American singer and songwriter
7th of April 1952 BIRTHDAY Clarke Peters, American actor
7th of April 1954 BIRTHDAY Jackie Chan, Chinese actor, director, producer, and martial artist
7th of April 1954 BIRTHDAY Tony Dorsett, American football player
7th of April 1955 BIRTHDAY Werner Stocker, German actor (d. 1993)
7th of April 1955 BIRTHDAY Gregg Jarrett, American lawyer and television news journalist
7th of April 1956 BIRTHDAY Annika Billstrom, Swedish politician
7th of April 1956 BIRTHDAY Christopher Darden, prosecutor of O.J. Simpson
7th of April 1957 BIRTHDAY Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor
7th of April 1960 BIRTHDAY James "Buster" Douglas, American boxer
7th of April 1961 BIRTHDAY Pascal Olmeta, French footballer
7th of April 1961 BIRTHDAY Thurl Bailey, American basketball player
7th of April 1962 BIRTHDAY Andrew "Andy" Hampsten, American cyclist
7th of April 1962 BIRTHDAY Alain Robert, French rock and urban climber
7th of April 1962 BIRTHDAY Hugh O'Connor, American actor (d. 1995)
7th of April 1962 BIRTHDAY Ram Gopal Varma, Indian film director & producer
7th of April 1963 BIRTHDAY Jaime de Marichalar, Duke of Lugo, Spanish royalty
7th of April 1963 BIRTHDAY Paul Michael Robinson, American actor and erotic actor
7th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Jace Alexander, American television director
7th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Steve Graves, Canadian ice hockey player
7th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Russell Crowe, New Zealand-Australian actor
7th of April 1965 BIRTHDAY Bill Bellamy, American actor and comedian
7th of April 1965 BIRTHDAY Alison Lapper, British artist
7th of April 1966 BIRTHDAY Gary Wilkinson, English snooker player
7th of April 1967 BIRTHDAY Artemis Gounaki, composer, writer and music producer
7th of April 1968 BIRTHDAY Duncan Armstrong, Australian swimmer
7th of April 1968 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Lynch, American director
7th of April 1969 BIRTHDAY Ricky Watters, American football player
7th of April 1970 BIRTHDAY Leif Ove Andsnes, Norwegian pianist
7th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Guillaume Depardieu, French actor (d. 2008)
7th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Victor Kraatz, Canadian figure skater
7th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, American actress
7th of April 1973 BIRTHDAY Brett Tomko, American baseball player
7th of April 1973 BIRTHDAY Eve Salvail, Canadian model
7th of April 1973 BIRTHDAY Carole Montillet, French skier
7th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Ronde Barber, American football player
7th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Tiki Barber, American football player
7th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Ronnie Belliard, American baseball player
7th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Karin Dreijer Andersson, Swedish singer
7th of April 1976 BIRTHDAY Kevin Alejandro, American actor
7th of April 1977 BIRTHDAY Silvana Arias, Peruvian actress
7th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Adrian Beltre, Dominican baseball player
7th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Danny Sandoval, Venezuelan baseball player
7th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Patrick Crayton, American football player
7th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Pascal Dupuis, Canadian ice hockey player
7th of April 1981 BIRTHDAY Suzann Pettersen, Norwegian golfer
7th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Sonjay Dutt, American professional wrestler
7th of April 1983 BIRTHDAY Franck Ribery, French footballer
7th of April 1983 BIRTHDAY Jon Stead, British footballer
7th of April 1986 BIRTHDAY Brooke Brodack, American internet celebrity
7th of April 1988 BIRTHDAY Antonio Piccolo, Italian footballer
7th of April 1988 BIRTHDAY Edward Speleers, British model and actor
7th of April 1989 BIRTHDAY Alexa Demara, American model
7th of April 1989 BIRTHDAY Franco Di Santo, Argentine footballer
7th of April 1990 BIRTHDAY Trent Cotchin, Australian footballer
7th of April 1992 BIRTHDAY Alexis Jordan, American singer
7th of April 1498 DEATH King Charles VIII of France (Born 1470)
7th of April 1614 DEATH El Greco, Greek-born artist (Born 1541)
7th of April 1638 DEATH Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese ruler of Satsuma (Born 1576)
7th of April 1651 DEATH Lennart Torstenson, Swedish soldier and engineer (Born 1603)
7th of April 1658 DEATH Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, Spanish mystic (Born 1595)
7th of April 1661 DEATH Sir William Brereton, 1st Baronet, English soldier and politician (Born 1604)
7th of April 1663 DEATH Francis Cooke, Mayflower pilgrim (Born c.1583)
7th of April 1668 DEATH William Davenant, English poet (Born 1606)
7th of April 1719 DEATH Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French saint (Born 1651)
7th of April 1739 DEATH Dick Turpin, English highwayman (Born 1705)
7th of April 1747 DEATH Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal (Born 1676)
7th of April 1766 DEATH Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch philologist and critic (Born 1685)
7th of April 1767 DEATH Franz Sparry, composer (Born 1715)
7th of April 1782 DEATH Taksin, King of Thailand (Born 1734)
7th of April 1789 DEATH Petrus Camper, Dutch anatomist (Born 1722)
7th of April 1789 DEATH Abdul Hamid I, Ottoman Sultan (Born 1725)
7th of April 1801 DEATH Noel Francois de Wailly, French lexicographer (Born 1724)
7th of April 1804 DEATH Toussaint Louverture, Haitian Revolutionary (Born 1743)
7th of April 1811 DEATH Garsevan Chavchavadze, Georgian diplomat and politician (Born 1757)
7th of April 1823 DEATH Jacques Charles, French chemist (Born 1746)
7th of April 1833 DEATH Antoni Radziwi??, Polish politician (Born 1775)
7th of April 1836 DEATH William Godwin, English political writer (Born 1756)
7th of April 1850 DEATH William Lisle Bowles, English poet and critic (Born 1762)
7th of April 1858 DEATH Anton Diabelli, Austrian music publisher, editor, and composer (Born 1781)
7th of April 1868 DEATH Thomas D'Arcy McGee, Canadian journalist and Father of Confederation (Born 1825)
7th of April 1871 DEATH Alexander Lloyd, Mayor of Chicago (Born 1805)
7th of April 1871 DEATH Prince Alexander John of Wales (Born 1871)
7th of April 1885 DEATH Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (Born 1804)
7th of April 1891 DEATH P. T. Barnum, American circus impresario (Born 1810)
7th of April 1920 DEATH Karl Binding, German jurist (Born 1841)
7th of April 1928 DEATH Alexander Bogdanov, Russian physician and philosopher (Born 1873)
7th of April 1939 DEATH Joseph Lyons, tenth Prime Minister of Australia (Born 1879)
7th of April 1943 DEATH Jovan Ducic, Serbian poet (Born 1871)
7th of April 1943 DEATH Alexandre Millerand, President of France (Born 1859)
7th of April 1947 DEATH Henry Ford, American automobile manufacturer and industrialist (Born 1863)
7th of April 1950 DEATH Walter Huston, Canadian-born actor (Born 1884)
7th of April 1955 DEATH Theda Bara, American film actress (Born 1885)
7th of April 1960 DEATH Henri Guisan, General of the Swiss Army during World War II (Born 1874)
7th of April 1968 DEATH Jim Clark, OBE, Scottish race car driver and two-time F1 world champion (Born 1936)
7th of April 1972 DEATH Joe Gallo, American gangster (Born 1929)
7th of April 1972 DEATH Abeid Karume, The first president of Zanzibar (Born 1905)
7th of April 1981 DEATH Norman Taurog, American film director (Born 1899)
7th of April 1981 DEATH Kit Lambert, British record producer and manager (The Who) (Born 1935)
7th of April 1982 DEATH Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (Born 1948)
7th of April 1982 DEATH Brenda Benet, American actress (Born 1945)
7th of April 1984 DEATH Frank Church, U.S. Senator from Idaho (Born 1924)
7th of April 1985 DEATH Carl Schmitt, German philosopher and political theorist (Born 1888)
7th of April 1990 DEATH Ronald Evans, American astronaut (Born 1933)
7th of April 1992 DEATH Ace Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1903)
7th of April 1992 DEATH Antonis Tritsis, Greek politician (Born 1937)
7th of April 1994 DEATH Albert Gu?mundsson, Icelandic footballer and politician (Born 1923)
7th of April 1994 DEATH Golo Mann, German historian (Born 1909)
7th of April 1994 DEATH Agathe Uwilingiyimana, Prime Minister of Rwanda (Born 1953)
7th of April 1997 DEATH Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (Born 1923)
7th of April 1997 DEATH Georgi Shonin, Soviet cosmonaut (Born 1935)
7th of April 1997 DEATH Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese film producer (Godzilla) (Born 1910)
7th of April 2000 DEATH Broery Marantika, Indonesian singer (Born 1944)
7th of April 2001 DEATH David Graf, American actor (Born 1950)
7th of April 2001 DEATH Beatrice Straight, American actress (Born 1914)
7th of April 2002 DEATH John Agar, American actor (Born 1921)
7th of April 2003 DEATH Cecile de Brunhoff, French storyteller (Born 1903)
7th of April 2003 DEATH David Greene, British television director (Born 1921)
7th of April 2004 DEATH Victor Argo, American actor (Born 1934)
7th of April 2004 DEATH Konstantinos Kallias, Greek politician (Born 1901)
7th of April 2005 DEATH Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (Born 1922)
7th of April 2005 DEATH Bob Kennedy, American baseball player and manager (Born 1920)
7th of April 2005 DEATH Cliff Allison, British racing driver (Born 1932)
7th of April 2007 DEATH Barry Nelson, American actor (Born 1917)
7th of April 2007 DEATH Johnny Hart, American cartoonist (Born 1931)
7th of April 2008 DEATH Mark Speight, English television presenter (Born 1965)
7th of April 2009 DEATH Dave Arneson, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons (Born 1947)
7th of April 2010 DEATH Jean-Paul Proust, French-born Minister of State of Monaco (Born 1940)