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Historical Events Happened In April - 08

Saturday, 04 July 2015

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 April - 08 "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  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 this day in history.  

1972  30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico on this day in history.  

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 April - 08 japan allows its citizens to own gold  

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

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on this day in history.  

1974  On this day in history discovery Island opens  

1976  Freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63 on April - 08.  

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

1976  On this day in history 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  On April - 08 frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71  

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

1979  Iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah on April - 08.  

1980  On this day in history wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist  

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

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on April - 08.  

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

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

1984  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1605  Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter was born on April - 08.  

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  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  John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident on this day in history.  

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 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