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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Thursday, 30 July 2015

1970  John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on this day in history.  

1970  L Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin on this day in history.  

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

1971  US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on April - 08.  

1971  On April - 08 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  On this day in history major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

1972  On this day in history alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ  

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

1973  On April - 08 thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place.  

1973  Pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1974  On April - 08 hank Aaron broke Babe Ruths home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on April - 08.  

1974  On April - 08 discovery Island opens  

1976  Freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

1976  Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35 on April - 08.  

1977  NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games on this day in history.  

1977  On this day in history frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71  

1978  Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

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

1981  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles  

1984  On April - 08 marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA  

1986  US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on April - 08.  

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  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 People Born On This Day In History

1320  King Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367) was born on April - 08.  

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

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

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

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

1605  On April - 08 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 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 April - 08 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  On April - 08 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 this day in history.  

1492  On April - 08 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  On April - 08 willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  

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