What Happened on April 30, 2007

Historical Events

Event of Interest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel officially hands over the Waldseemüller Map (oldest known document to name America) to the US Library of Congress [1]

Famous Weddings

  • "Timbiriche" pop singer Paulina Rubio (35) weds Spanish public relations executive Nicolas "Colate" Vallejo Najera in Cancun, Quintana Roo

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Scott [Werschkul], American actor (Tarzan series), dies at 80
  • Grégory Lemarchal, French pop singer, dies of health complications while waiting for a lung transplant at 23
  • Jara Ribnikar, Serbian writer, dies at 94
  • Kevin Mitchell, American football player (b. 1971)
  • Tom Poston, American actor (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • Zoletta "Zola" Taylor, American pop singer (The Platters, 1954-62 - "The Great Pretender"; "Only You"; "Twilight Time"), dies at 69
2007 Highlights

About April 30, 2007

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

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