Historical Events In April - 08
Monday, 23 April 2018
1970 John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on this day in history.
1970 L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances
1970 Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies on April - 08.
1971 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
1972 Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on this day in history.
1972 Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ on this day in history.
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 April - 08.
1974 Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper on this day in history.
1974 Pioneer Hall opens on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history discovery Island opens
1976 Freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1976 N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek, on April - 08.
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 this day in history.
1977 On April - 08 frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71
1978 Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83 on April - 08.
1979 On April - 08 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 April - 08.
1981 On April - 08 norman Taurog, dies
1982 On this day in history uS formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama
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 On this day in history uS sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea
1986 World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel on April - 08.
1987 On this day in history francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90
1988 On April - 08 jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall
1990 CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger on this day in history.