On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2017

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan receives his Nobel Prize for Literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm

  • Chinese leaders announce plans to build city in Xiongan New Area, 3x size of New York

Famous Deaths

  • Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian poet (Bratsk Station), dies at 83
2017 Highlights

About April 1, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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