On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 2007

Historical Events

  • 26th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tennessee beats Rutgers, 59-46; Volunteers' 7th national title; Candace Parker is named Most Outstanding Player
  • Conventional train world speed record: a French TGV train on the LGV Est high speed line sets an official new world speed record.

Music History

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denies saying he smoked his father's ashes in an interview with NME

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Robinson, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Grambling 408 wins), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 88
  • Marion Eames, Welsh novelist (b. 1921)
  • Nina Wang, Asia's richest woman (b. 1937)
  • Zoltan Pongracz, Hungarian composer (Mariphonia), dies at 95
2007 Highlights

About April 3, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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