On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 2007

Historical Events

  • 160th Grand National: 33–1 shot Silver Birch, ridden by Robbie Power, edges out McKelvey to win by three-quarters of a length

Event of interestEvent of Interest

At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Famous Weddings

  • "Rocky" film series actor Carl Weathers (59) weds award-winning producer Jennifer Peterson on a seaside wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
  • Supermodel Esther Canadas (30) weds MotoGP rider Sete Gibernau (34) in Spain
  • Two and a Half Men actress Melanie Lynskey (29) weds actor Jimmi Simpson (31) in a chapel overlooking a vineyard on Lake Hayes, near Queenstown, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930)
  • June Callwood, Canadian journalist, author and social activist (b. 1924)
2007 Highlights

About April 14, 2007

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries