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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Sunday, 24 May 2015

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 April - 08.  

1970  Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies on April - 08.  

1971  United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on April - 08.  

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  On this day in history 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

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

1972  On April - 08 alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ  

1973  Japan allows its citizens to own gold on this day in history.  

1973  Thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place on this day in history.  

1973  On April - 08 pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91  

1974  On April - 08 hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on this day in history.  

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  On April - 08 n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek,  

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

1978  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  

1981  On this day in history norman Taurog, dies  

1982  On April - 08 uS formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama  

1984  On April - 08 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 April - 08.  

1986  US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on April - 08.  

1986  World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel on April - 08.  

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 April - 08.  

1533  Claudio Merulo, organist/composer was born on April - 08.  

1541  Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593) was born on April - 08.  

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

1605  Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

1605  On this day in history 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  Death of Caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29 on April - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1461  Death of Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423) on this day in history.  

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

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

1537  Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies on April - 08.