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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Friday, 27 March 2015

1970  On this day in history 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 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  US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on this day in history.  

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 April - 08.  

1972  Major league baseball players stages first collective strike on April - 08.  

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 April - 08.  

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 April - 08.  

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

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on this day in history.  

1974  On April - 08 discovery Island opens  

1976  Freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63 on April - 08.  

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

1976  Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

1981  On April - 08 e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  

1981  On this day in history norman Taurog, dies  

1982  US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama on April - 08.  

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

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 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 this day in history.  

1990  On April - 08 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  On April - 08 birth of ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida  

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  On this day in history birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

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

1605  On April - 08 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  On April - 08 death of caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29  

0956  Death of Gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy on this day in history.  

1143  On April - 08 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 April - 08.  

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