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Historical Events In April - 08

Monday, 30 November 2020

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  "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances on April - 08.  

1970  Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies on this day in history.  

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 April - 08.  

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

1972  On April - 08 major league baseball players stages first collective strike  

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 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  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  Discovery Island opens on this day in history.  

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  On April - 08 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  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 April - 08 wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist  

1981  On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #3480 Abante  

1981  Norman Taurog, dies on April - 08.  

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

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

1984  On April - 08 marvin Gaye shot to death by his father Marvin Gaye Sr in LA  

1986  On this day in history uS sub Nathaniel Green runs aground in the Irish Sea  

1986  World oil prices dip below $10 a barrel on this day in history.  

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

1988  On this day in history jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall  

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  On April - 08 birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  

1541  On this day in history birth of michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)  

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

1605  On April - 08 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  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  On this day in history john II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident  

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 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 April - 08.  

1537  On this day in history willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  

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