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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

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1970  John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on April - 08.  

1970  L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on this day in history.  

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 April - 08.  

1971  On April - 08 united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership  

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

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 this day in history.  

1972  On this day in history major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

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

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1973  On April - 08 japan allows its citizens to own gold  

1973  On April - 08 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  On April - 08 hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper.  

1974  On this day in history pioneer Hall opens  

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  On this day in history nFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games  

1977  Frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1978  On April - 08 ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83  

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

1980  On April - 08 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  On April - 08 uS formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama  

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

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 April - 08.  

1986  On April - 08 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  On this day in history jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall  

1990  CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger on this day in history.  

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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  On April - 08 birth of michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)  

1582  On this day in history birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

1605  On April - 08 birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  

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

1631  Cornelis de Heem, painter was born on this day in history.  

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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 April - 08 death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  

1143  On April - 08 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 April - 08 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 April - 08.  

1537  Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies on this day in history.  

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