What Happened on April 7, 1827

Historical Events

  • English chemist John Walker sells the world's first friction matches, for 1s 2d (6 new pence) per 100 matches in a tin case with a piece of sandpaper [1]
1827 Highlights

About April 7, 1827

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 196 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries