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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

1970  John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on this day in history.  

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

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

1970  On April - 08 marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies  

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

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  Thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place on this day in history.  

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  On April - 08 pioneer Hall opens  

1974  On this day in history discovery Island opens  

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  On April - 08 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 April - 08.  

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

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

1980  Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist on April - 08.  

1981  E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on April - 08.  

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on April - 08.  

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

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

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  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 April - 08 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  King Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)  

1582  Phienas Fletcher, poet was born on April - 08.  

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

1605  Philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65) was born on April - 08.  

1631  On this day in history birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  

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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 April - 08.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1537  On this day in history willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  

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