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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

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1970  On this day in history john &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations  

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  On this day in history marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies  

1971  On this day in history united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership  

1971  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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.  

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  Pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91 on April - 08.  

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

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on April - 08.  

1974  On this day in history discovery Island opens  

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 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 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 April - 08 iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

1980  On April - 08 wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist  

1981  E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history norman Taurog, dies  

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

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 April - 08.  

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

1986  On this day in history world oil prices dip below $10 a barrel  

1987  Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1988  On April - 08 jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall  

1990  CBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger on April - 08.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1320  On April - 08 birth of king Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)  

1460  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  

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

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

1631  Cornelis de Heem, painter was born on April - 08.  

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 this day in history death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  

1143  John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident on April - 08.  

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

1461  On April - 08 death of georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)  

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

1498  Death of Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27 on April - 08.  

1537  Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies on this day in history.