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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Saturday, 20 September 2014

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

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

1971  United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On April - 08 pioneer Hall opens  

1974  On April - 08 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  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  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  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 this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on this day in history.  

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

1987  On April - 08 francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90  

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  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  On April - 08 birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  

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

1582  On this day in history birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

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  

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

1143  John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident on this day in history.  

1364  Jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44 on April - 08.  

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

1492  On this day in history lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies  

1498  On April - 08 death of charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27  

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