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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

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  On April - 08 "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances  

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

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 this day in history.  

1972  On April - 08 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

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 this day in history.  

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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  On this day in history 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  Discovery Island opens on April - 08.  

1976  On April - 08 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 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  On April - 08 e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  

1981  On this day in history norman Taurog, dies  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90  

1988  Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of king Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)  

1460  On April - 08 birth of ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida  

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  On April - 08 birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

1605  On April - 08 birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  

1605  On April - 08 birth of philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65)  

1631  On April - 08 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 April - 08.  

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

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

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