On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Hall of fameHall of Fame

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

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur
  • Truck driven into a department store in Stockholm, killing 4 in a terror attack

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

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