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Historical Events In April - 08

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

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 this day in history.  

1970  On April - 08 marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies  

1971  United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership on this day in history.  

1971  On April - 08 uS/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere  

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

1972  On April - 08 30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico  

1972  On April - 08 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 this day in history japan allows its citizens to own gold  

1973  On April - 08 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 Ruth’s home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper on this day in history.  

1974  On April - 08 pioneer Hall opens  

1974  Discovery Island opens on April - 08.  

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 this day in history 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  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 April - 08 iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

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 this day in history.  

1982  On April - 08 uS formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama  

1984  8 men record longest distance rowed in 24 hours at 13 miles on this day in history.  

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

1986  On April - 08 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 April - 08.  

1988  Jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Cornelis de Heem, painter was born on this day in history.  

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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  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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1537  Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies on April - 08.  

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