On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 2017

Historical Events

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Joan Baez; Electric Light Orchestra; Journey; Pearl Jam; 2Pac Shakur; Yes; and Nile Rodgers

Hall of Fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Journey, and Pearl Jam inducted

  • Smurfs: The Lost Village is released in the United States
  • Truck driven into a department store in Stockholm, killing 4 in a terror attack

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump orders missile strike on Syrian airfield after chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun

Famous Deaths

  • Tim Pigott-Smith, English actor (Jewel in Crown, King Charles III), dies at 70
2017 Highlights

About April 7, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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