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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Sunday, 23 November 2014

1970  On April - 08 john &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations  

1970  On April - 08 l Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin  

1970  On April - 08 "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances  

1970  Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies on April - 08.  

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

1971  US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on April - 08.  

1971  1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York) on April - 08.  

1972  30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on April - 08.  

1972  On April - 08 major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

1972  Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ on April - 08.  

1973  On this day in history japan allows its citizens to own gold  

1973  Thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place on April - 08.  

1973  Pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91 on April - 08.  

1974  On April - 08 hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on April - 08.  

1974  Discovery Island opens on this day in history.  

1976  On April - 08 freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63  

1976  On April - 08 n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek,  

1976  On April - 08 phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35  

1977  NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games on April - 08.  

1977  Frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71 on April - 08.  

1978  Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83 on April - 08.  

1979  Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on this day in history.  

1980  On April - 08 wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist  

1981  On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on April - 08.  

1982  On April - 08 uS formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama  

1984  On April - 08 8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles  

1984  On April - 08 marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA  

1986  On April - 08 uS sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea  

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 April - 08.  

1988  Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on April - 08.  

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  On April - 08 birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  

1541  Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593) was born on April - 08.  

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

1605  Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter was born on April - 08.  

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

1631  Cornelis de Heem, painter was born on April - 08.  

Famous Deaths In April - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0217  On this day in history death of caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29  

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  On this day in history jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44  

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

1492  On April - 08 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  Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies on April - 08.