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