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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Friday, 06 May 2016

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 this day in history.  

1970  On April - 08 "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances  

1970  Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies on this day in history.  

1971  United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on April - 08.  

1971  On this day in history uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere  

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

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 April - 08 alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ  

1973  On this day in history japan allows its citizens to own gold  

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

1973  On this day in history 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 April - 08.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on April - 08.  

1974  Discovery Island opens on this day in history.  

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  On April - 08 phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35  

1977  On April - 08 nFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games  

1977  Frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

1981  E Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante on April - 08.  

1981  On April - 08 norman Taurog, dies  

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

1984  8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles on April - 08.  

1984  Marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA on April - 08.  

1986  US sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea on this day in history.  

1986  On April - 08 world oil prices dip below $10 a barrel  

1987  On April - 08 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  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  Claudio Merulo, organist/composer was born on April - 08.  

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

1582  Phienas Fletcher, poet was born on April - 08.  

1605  Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29 on this day in history.  

0956  Death of Gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy on this day in history.  

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

1364  On April - 08 jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44  

1461  On this day in history death of georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)  

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

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