Momentous events in history: April 7, 2017


Today is the international day of reflection on the genocide in Rwanda.


World health day.

The Annunciation Of The Blessed Virgin.

International day of reflection on the genocide in Rwanda.

Repose of St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia (1925).


1795 – France adopted the Law on introduction of the Metric system.

1805 In Vienna, the premiere of the Third Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven.

1827 – English chemist John Walker sold a lawyer Nixon first match which we know them today.

Born on this day:

1770 – William Wordsworth English romantic poet, founder of the “lake school”.

1784 – Alexander Turgenev, Russian historian and politician.

1893 – Allen DULLES, American statesman, first Director of the CIA.

1915 – Billie holiday American jazz singer.

1930 – Yves Rocher, a French entrepreneur, founder of the company Yves Rocher .

1954 – Jackie Chan and Chinese American actor and stuntman, film Director, producer, writer.


1614 El Greco Spanish painter.

1947 – Henry Ford American industrialist, founder Ford.

2008 – Andrey Tolubeev Soviet and Russian film and theater actor, people’s artist of Russia.



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