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.