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Historical Events For April - 08

Friday, 26 May 2017

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

1970  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership  

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

1971  On April - 08 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 April - 08.  

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

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

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  Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper on April - 08.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on April - 08.  

1974  Discovery Island opens on April - 08.  

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

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

1976  Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35 on April - 08.  

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

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

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

1979  Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on April - 08.  

1980  Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist on this day in history.  

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

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on this day in history.  

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 April - 08.  

1984  On this day in history 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  World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel on this day in history.  

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  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 April - 08 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 April - 08.  

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

1605  Philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1143  John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident on April - 08.  

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

1461  Death of Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423) on April - 08.  

1492  Lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies on April - 08.  

1498  On this day in history death of charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27  

1537  On April - 08 willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  

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