On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2007

Historical Events

World 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

  • 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

WrestleMania

WrestleMania XXIII, Ford Field, Detroit, MI: John Cena beats Shawn Michaels; The Undertaker defeats Batista; Bobby Lashley downs Umaga


Famous Deaths

  • 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
2007 Highlights

About April 1, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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