On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 2021

Historical Events

  • Recording-breaking price of $3.25 million for a comic book as Action Comics #1, that introduced Superman for the first time, sells at auction [1]
  • UK COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 now the dominant variant in the US according to the CDC, as 108 American have received at least one vaccine dose [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Beatts, American comedy writer (National Lampoon magazine; Saturday Night Live, 1975-79; Square Pegs), dies at 74
  • Doug Holden, English soccer winger (5 caps; Bolton Wanderers, Preston North End), dies at 90
  • James Hampton, American actor (F Troop - "Bugler Dobbs"; Teen Wolf), writer, and director, dies from Parkinson’s disease complications at 84
  • Tommy Raudonikis, Australian rugby league halfback (20 Tests; Rothmans Medal 1972; Wests, Newtown) and coach (Wests, NSW), dies from cancer at 70
  • Viktor Kurentsov, Belarusian weightlifter (Olympic gold middleweight 1968; silver 1964; 5 x World C'ship gold middleweight), dies at 80
2021 Highlights

About April 7, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 3 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries