On This Day: April 07th
This is 98th day of the year and 268 days remain in the year.
LSD was first produced at Sandoz Laboratorie in Basil, Switzerland, by Albert Hoffman.
The World Health Organization, a UN agency, was founded.
Hutu extremists in Rwanda began massacring ethnic Tutsis and politically moderate Hutus. In 100 days of killing, an estimated 800,000 are murdered.
Cécile de Brunhoff, creator of Babar the elephant, died.
April 07 BirthdaysWilliam Wordsworth1770–1850, English poet, born in Cockermouth, Cumberland.
Francis Ford Coppolafilmmaker
Ravi Shankarsitarist and composer
Gerhard Schröderchancellor of Germany