Historical Events In April - 08
Friday, 03 July 2020
1970 John &Yoko release hoax they are having dual sex change operations on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history l Chernykh discovers asteroid 1805 Dirikis, 1957 Angara &1976 Kaverin
1970 "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies
1971 On April - 08 united Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership
1971 US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on April - 08.
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 Alvin Kallicharran scores 100* in his 1st Test Cricket innings v NZ on April - 08.
1973 Japan allows its citizens to own gold on this day in history.
1973 Thirty-two terrorist bombings in Cyprus take place on this day in history.
1973 Pablo (Ruiz y) Picasso, Spanish/French painter (Guernica), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper.
1974 On April - 08 pioneer Hall opens
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 Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35 on this day in history.
1977 NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games on April - 08.
1977 On April - 08 frank Milan, actor (Witness), dies at 71
1978 On this day in history ford C Frick, baseball commissioner, dies at 83
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 April - 08.
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 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 World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel on April - 08.
1987 On this day in history 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 this day in history cBS fires sportscaster Brent Mussburger