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Importance of 07th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 07th April special in the world history.

1968
Death of Jim Clark, British racing driver .
Great Britain
1955
Anthony Eden becomes Prime Minister
Great Britain
1949
The musical South Pacific opened on Broadway, New York
United States
1948
The World Health Organization (WHO) was established .
1939
World War II: Italy invaded Albania. King Zog of Albania abdicated the following day
Albania
1915
Birth of Billie Holiday, American jazz singer, possibly the finest exponent of jazz singing there has ever been.
United States
1908
Herbert Asquith became British Prime Minister .
Great Britain
1891
Death or P T Barnum, legendary promoter of circus events who with James A Bailey toured America with The Greatest Show on Earth.
United States
1860
Birth of Will Keith Kellogg, founder of the eponymous breakfast cereal business.
United States
1859
Birth of Walter Camp, American sports writer and football coach who played a leading role in the development of American football
United States
1858
Death of Anton Diabelli, Austrian music publisher, editor and composer .
Austria
1827
The first friction matches were sold by John Walker, the inventor, to Mr Hixon a solicitor in Stockton on Tees where John Walker had his shop.
Great Britain
1770
Birth of William Wordsworth, English poet.
Great Britain
1739
Dick Turpin, highwayman, hanged at York
Great Britain
1652
Birth of Pope Clement XII
Italy
1614
Death of El Greco (Domenikos Theotocopoulos), Greek born artist who worked in Spain.
Greece
1590
Death of Anne Pedersdotter. burnt alive at the stake in Bergen for witchcraft. Her trial and death has inspired a play, film and opera.
Norway
1506
Birth of St Francis Xavier
Spain
0451
Attila the Hun sacked the city of Metz.
Hungary
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