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

2007 History

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, dies at 86
  • Nina Wang, Chinese widow of businessman Teddy Wang (Asia's richest woman), dies at 69
  • Zoltan Pongracz, Hungarian composer (Mariphonia), dies at 95

About April 3, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 6 months and 1 day
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