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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Tuesday, 03 March 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 April - 08.  

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

1971  US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on this day in history.  

1971  On April - 08 1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York)  

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 April - 08.  

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

1973  On this day in history thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place.  

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

1974  Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper on this day in history.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on April - 08.  

1974  Discovery Island opens on this day in history.  

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

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on this day in history.  

1982  On this day in history uS formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama  

1984  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1986  On this day in history uS sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea  

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  Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on April - 08.  

1990  CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger on this day in history.  

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

1541  On April - 08 birth of michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)  

1582  On April - 08 birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

1605  On this day in history birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  

1605  Philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65) was born on this day in history.  

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 April - 08 death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  

1143  On this day in history john II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident  

1364  On this day in history jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44  

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 April - 08.  

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

1537  On April - 08 willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies