What Happened on April 1, 2007

Historical Events

Phelps Smashes 400m Medley Record

American super swimmer Michael Phelps smashes his own world record in the 400m individual medley (4:06.22) to win his record 7th gold medal at the World Championships in Melbourne, Australia

36th Kraft Nabisco Championship

Kraft Nabisco Championship Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Morgan Pressel wins by 1 from Brittany Lincicome, Catriona Matthew & Suzann Pettersen; youngest-ever winner of an LPGA major at 18 years, 313 days

2007 History

Famous Deaths

  • Driss Chraïbi, Moroccan author (Le passé simple), dies at 80
  • Hans Filbinger, German politician (CDU), dies at 93
  • Herb Carneal, American sports broadcaster (Minnesota Twins 1962-2006; Ford C. Frick Award 1996), dies of congestive heart failure at 83

About April 1, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Matter - Akon
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers Ft. Brian Potter & Andy Pipkin