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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Monday, 30 May 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  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 this day in history.  

1971  On April - 08 united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership  

1971  On April - 08 uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere  

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 this day in history.  

1972  On April - 08 major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

1972  Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ on April - 08.  

1973  On April - 08 japan allows its citizens to own gold  

1973  Thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place on April - 08.  

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 this day in history pioneer Hall opens  

1974  Discovery Island opens on April - 08.  

1976  On April - 08 freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63  

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

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  Frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71 on April - 08.  

1978  On this day in history ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83  

1979  On this day in history iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

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

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

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on April - 08.  

1982  US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama on this day in history.  

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 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 April - 08.  

1460  Ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida was born on April - 08.  

1533  On this day in history birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  

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

1605  On this day in history birth of philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65)  

1631  On April - 08 birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  

Famous Deaths In April - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0217  On this day in history 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  On April - 08 john II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident  

1364  On April - 08 jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44  

1461  On this day in history death of georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)  

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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