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  • China
    Thursday Apr 7, 1927

    Chinese Civil War

    Chiang and several other KMT leaders held a meeting during which they proposed that Communist activities

    China
    Thursday Apr 7, 1927

    On April 7, Chiang and several other KMT leaders held a meeting, during which they proposed that Communist activities were socially and economically disruptive and had to be undone for the Nationalist revolution to proceed.




  • Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Apr 7, 1954

    Jackie Chan

    Born

    Hong Kong, China
    Wednesday Apr 7, 1954

    Chan was born on 7 April 1954, in Hong Kong, as Chan Kong-sang.




  • Cuba
    Saturday Apr 7, 1962

    Bay of Pigs Invasion

    1,179 men were Convicted For Treason

    Cuba
    Saturday Apr 7, 1962

    On 29 March 1962, 1,179 men were put on trial for treason. On 7 April 1962, all were convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison.




  • Yugoslavia
    Sunday Apr 7, 1963

    Josip Broz Tito

    The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Sunday Apr 7, 1963

    On 7 April 1963, the country changed its official name to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 7, 1964

    IBM

    IBM System/360

    U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 7, 1964

    On 7 April 1964, IBM announced the first computer system family, the IBM System/360. It spanned the complete range of commercial and scientific applications from large to small, allowing companies to upgrade to models with greater computing capability without having to rewrite their applications.




  • Xuân Lộc, South Vietnam
    Monday Apr 7, 1975

    Vietnam War

    Three North Vietnamese divisions attacked Xuân Lộc

    Xuân Lộc, South Vietnam
    Monday Apr 7, 1975

    On 7 April, three North Vietnamese divisions attacked Xuân Lộc, 40 miles (64 km) east of Saigon. For two bloody weeks, severe fighting raged as the ARVN defenders made a last stand to try to block the North Vietnamese advance.




  • Tbilisi, Georgia
    Friday Apr 7, 1989

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Calling for Georgia to secede from the Soviet Union

    Tbilisi, Georgia
    Friday Apr 7, 1989

    On April 7, 1989, Soviet troops and armored personnel carriers were sent to Tbilisi after more than 100,000 people protested in front of Communist Party headquarters with banners calling for Georgia to secede from the Soviet Union and for Abkhazia to be fully integrated into Georgia.


  • Rwanda
    Thursday Apr 7, 1994

    Rwandan genocide

    Paul Kagame warned the crisis committee and UNAMIR that he would resume the civil war if the killing did not stop

    Rwanda
    Thursday Apr 7, 1994

    On 7 April, as the genocide started, RPF (the Rwandan Patriotic Front) commander Paul Kagame warned the crisis committee and UNAMIR that he would resume the civil war if the killing did not stop.


  • Rwanda
    Thursday Apr 7, 1994

    Rwandan genocide

    The ICTR prosecution was unable to prove that a conspiracy to commit genocide

    Rwanda
    Thursday Apr 7, 1994

    The ICTR (International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda) prosecution was unable to prove that a conspiracy to commit genocide existed prior to 7 April 1994.


  • Samashki, Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Apr 7, 1995

    First Chechen War

    OMON and other federal forces killed at least 103 civilians while seizing the border village of Samashki

    Samashki, Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Apr 7, 1995

    Following the fall of Grozny, the Russian government slowly but systematically expanded its control over the lowland areas and then into the mountains. In what was dubbed the worst massacre in the war, the OMON and other federal forces killed at least 103 civilians while seizing the border village of Samashki on 7 April (several hundred more were detained and beaten or otherwise tortured).


  • U.S.
    Friday Apr 7, 2000

    Sherry Dyson

    Death

    U.S.
    Friday Apr 7, 2000

    Sherry died on 7 April 2000.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 7, 2008

    YouTube

    YouTube consumed as much bandwidth as the entire Internet in 2000

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 7, 2008

    It has been claimed, by The Daily Telegraph in 2008, that in 2007, YouTube consumed as much bandwidth as the entire Internet in 2000.


  • East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 7, 2013

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania 29

    East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 7, 2013

    On April 7, at WrestleMania 29, Rock lost the WWE Championship to Cena, ending his reign at 70 days.


  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 7, 2016

    Tesla, Inc.

    Tesla reported over 325,000 reservations

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 7, 2016

    As of April 7, 2016, one week after the unveiling, Tesla reported over 325,000 reservations, representing sales of over US$14 billion.


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