Baring a few precious weekends, the month of April cannot be dubbed as an ’ordinary’ one. Each day of April has a significance of its own and April 7 is no different too, as far as historic importance is concerned. For instance, a detailed study of the events which occurred during World War II, which spanned over 6 years, will reveal the ghastly events which have occurred on this particular date. While a few leaders rose to power on this date and sparked off political revolutions, April 7 also marked the downfall of many undisputed leaders like Saddam Hussein. A research over the internet has revealed that dozens of prominent individuals were born and some have also died on this date. These names include renowned actors, painters, musicians, sportspersons as well as political leaders. It was quite interesting to know that these sources have even talked about events which dated back to as far as 1141, which proves how much time is spent by researchers in gathering facts related to a particular date alone. Scroll through these set of events to know more.