On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 2019

Historical Events

  • 38th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Baylor beats Notre Dame, 82-81; Lady Bears' point guard Chloe Jackson, 26 points
  • ANA Inspiration Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Ko Jin-young wins her first major title by 3 strokes over fellow South Korean Lee Mi-hyang
  • Rebel force the Libyan National Army under General Khalifa Haftar begins advancing on Tripoli with 21 killed and 27 injured over next few days as they try to take the capital

NBA Record

Retiring NBA legends Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) and Dwyane Wade (Miami) play their final home games, both victories; Magic Johnson sensationally quits as LA Lakers president of basketball operations; Houston Rockets convert NBA record 27 three-point field goals in 149-113 win over Phoenix

  • Rwanda marks 25 years and the beginning of 100 days of mourning since the genocide that killed 800,000 people

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump announces Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security is leaving her position

  • WrestleMania XXXV, Metlife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ: Becky Lynch beats Raw women's champion Ronda Rousey and SmackDown champion Charlotte Flair to win both titles

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Miceli, American drummer (John Fred and His Playboy Band - "Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)"),dies at 74
  • Seymour Cassel, American actor (Faces, Plain Clothes, Valentino), dies at 84
2019 Highlights

About April 7, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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