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Historical Events In April - 08

Saturday, 27 November 2021

1970  On April - 08 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 this day in history "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  US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere on this day in history.  

1971  1st legal off-track betting system begins (OTB-New York) on this day in history.  

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

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  On April - 08 japan allows its citizens to own gold  

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 April - 08 hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record by collecting his 715th round-tripper.  

1974  Pioneer Hall opens on April - 08.  

1974  On this day in history discovery Island opens  

1976  On April - 08 freddie Lennon father of John Lennon, dies at 63  

1976  N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2206 Gabrova, #2312 Duboshin, #2361 Gogol, #2606 Odessa, #2722 Abalakin, #2734 Hasek, on April - 08.  

1976  Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35 on April - 08.  

1977  NFL decides to experiment with a 7th official in some preseason games on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history iran proclaimed an Islamic Republic following fall of Shah  

1980  Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist on April - 08.  

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

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on April - 08.  

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 April - 08.  

1984  On this day in history marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA  

1986  On April - 08 uS sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea  

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

1987  Francis C Denebrink, US Naval officer (WW I, WW II, Korea) dies at 90 on this day in history.  

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  

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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 April - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1605  On this day in history birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  

1605  On this day in history birth of philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65)  

1631  On April - 08 birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  

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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 April - 08.  

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

1461  Death of Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1537  On April - 08 willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  

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