What happened this day in history April 16, 2007

What are the important events that happened on April 16, 2007? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 16, 2007: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 16, 2007 is the 106th day of the year 2007 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 259 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is April 3, 2007 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 326,856 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectahexagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $260.65. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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April 16, 2007 Historical Events

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    President of Côte d'Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo declares the First Ivorian Civil War to be over.
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    Virginia Tech massacre: The deadliest spree killing in modern American history. Seung-Hui Cho, kills 32 and injures 23 before committing suicide.

Who died on April 16, 2007?

  • 2007
    Frank Bateson, New Zealand astronomer (b. 1909)
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    G. V. Loganathan, Indian American professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (b. 1954)
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    Gaetan Duchesne, Canadian hockey player (b. 1962)
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    Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, Canadian instructor of French at Virginia Tech (b. 1958)
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    Kevin Granata, American professor of Engineering (b. 1961)
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    Liviu Librescu, American Jewish-Romanian professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Holocaust survivor (b. 1930)
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    Maria Lenk, Brazilian swimmer and first Brazilian woman to compete in the Olympic Games (b. 1915)
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    Seung-Hui Cho, American spree killer (b. 1984)

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