What Happened on April 7, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st black to appear on US stamp (Booker T. Washington)

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • 7th Masters Golf Tournament: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 280
  • US Post Office issues first postage stamp of African American educator Book T. Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Wilhelm Morthenson, composer
  • Patricia Paay, Dutch singer (You are not hip)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (21) weds Natalya Reshetovskaya

Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Writer and Nobel Laureate
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn