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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

1970  John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history l Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin  

1970  "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances on this day in history.  

1970  Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies on this day in history.  

1971  United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere  

1971  On this day in history 1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York)  

1972  30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on this day in history.  

1972  Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on this day in history.  

1972  On this day in history alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ  

1973  Japan allows its citizens to own gold on this day in history.  

1973  On this day in history thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place.  

1973  Pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1974  Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper on this day in history.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on this day in history.  

1974  Discovery Island opens on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63  

1976  N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek, on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35  

1977  NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games on this day in history.  

1977  On this day in history frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71  

1978  Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1979  On this day in history iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

1980  On this day in history wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist  

1981  E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history norman Taurog, dies  

1982  US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history 8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles  

1984  Marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA on this day in history.  

1986  US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history world oil prices dip below $10 a barrel  

1987  Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1988  On this day in history jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall  

1990  On this day in history cBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  On this day in history birth of king Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)  

1460  Ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida was born on this day in history.  

1533  Claudio Merulo, organist/composer was born on this day in history.  

1541  Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593) was born on this day in history.  

1582  Phienas Fletcher, poet was born on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  

1605  On this day in history birth of philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65)  

1631  On this day in history birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  

Famous Deaths In April - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0217  Death of Caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29 on this day in history.  

0956  On this day in history death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  

1143  On this day in history john II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident  

1364  Jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1461  On this day in history death of georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)  

1492  On this day in history lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies  

1498  Death of Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27 on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies