Check out below about Today in History India 7 April in Indian history or April 7 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 7 April in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.
Today’s Historical Events on April 7
Historical events in Indian and world history on April 7.
1906, 7th April: The city of Naples was devastated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
1921, 7th April: Revolutionary leader San Yat-Sen became the first President of the Chinese Republic.
1940, 7th April: Booker T. Washington became the first black American to have a picture on a postage stamp.
1948, 7th April: Establishment of the World Health Organization (WHO).
1996, 7th April: Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya set a world record for a half-century off 17 balls in the Singers Cup.
2012, 7th April: 130 Pakistani soldiers died of landslides in Siachen.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on April 7
1506: Francis Xavier, a Spanish Catholic priest, missionary, and saint.
1768: Mah Laqa Bai, an Indian 18th century Urdu poet.
1770: William Wordsworth, an English Romantic poet.
1860: W.K. Kellogg, an American industrialist in food manufacturing, was best known as the founder of the Kellogg Company.
1891: Sir David Low, a New Zealand political cartoonist and caricaturist.
1920: Pandit Ravi Shankar, an Indian musician, and composer of Hindustani classical music.
1925: Chaturanan Mishra, an Indian politician and trade unionist.
1942: Jeetendra, an Indian actor.
1954: Jackie Chan, a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, stuntman, film director, action choreographer, screenwriter, producer, and singer.
1962: Ram Gopal Varma, an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on April 7
1935: Dr. Shankar Abaji Bhise, an Indian scientist.
1947: Henry Ford, an American industrialist and business magnate, founder of the Ford Motor Company.
2001: G.N. Ramachandran, an Indian physicist.
2004: Kelucharan Mohapatra, a legendary Indian classical dancer.