What Happened on April 7, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 150th Grand National: Tony Dobbin aboard Lord Gyllene wins
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Myers FL on WRXK 96.1 FM

Famous Deaths

  • Georgy Shonin, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 6), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player, dies at 73