On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 2013

Historical Events

  • 15 people, including 9 children, are killed by an air strike on Aleppo by the Syrian Air Force
  • Kraft Nabisco Championship Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Inbee Park wins her 2nd major title, 4 strokes ahead of fellow South Korean So Yeon Ryu; first of Park's 3 straight major victories in 2013
  • Sweden wins the 2013 World Men's Curling Championship defeating Canada

WrestleMania

WrestleMania XXVIII, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ (80,676): John Cena defeats The Rock to win his record 11th WWE Championship


Famous Deaths

  • Andy Johns, British sound engineer and record producer (Humble Pie; Free; Joe Satriani), dies at 62
  • John St Aubyn, 4th Baron St Levan, English peer (St Michael's Mount), dies at 94
  • Les Blank, American documentary filmmaker, dies at 77
  • Marty Blake, NBA executive (GM Atlanta Hawks, NBA Director of Scouting), dies at 86
2013 Highlights

About April 7, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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