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Historical Events In April - 08

Thursday, 15 April 2021

1935  First radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  L Boyer discovers asteroid #1344 Caubeta on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On this day in history 2nd Golf Masters Championship: Gene Sarazen wins, shooting a 282  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On this day in history edwin Cannan, economist, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  On April - 08 orissa constituted a province of British India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  K Reinmuth discovers asteroids #1417 Walinskia ൙ Tamblyn on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On April - 08 m Laugier discovers asteroid #1426 Riviera  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  The birth of Seymour Hersh, American journalist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  Arthur William Foote, US organist/composer, dies at 84 on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  On this day in history baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, NY  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1938  On April - 08 harold Baumgartner, cricketer (took 2-99 lefty in test for S Af), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On April - 08 uS recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  ACV soccer team forms in Axes on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  HMS GLOWWORM (Lt Cdr Gerard Roope+, awarded VC), sunk , NW of Trondheim in Norwegian Sea by German 8in-gunned heavy cruiser 'Admiral Hipper'. Detached from screen for British minelaying operations to search for man overboard at time of German invasion of Norway; 40 survivors. 'Hipper' damaged when rammed by 'Glowworm' on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On this day in history germany battle cruisers sink British aircraft carrier Glorious  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Earle Graser, the eight-year voice of the radio program, "The Lone Ranger", died in an auto accident on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Navy takes over Treasure Island (SF Bay) on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 for heavyweight boxing title on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On April - 08 a Schoenberg & Tudor's ballet "Pillar of Fire," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Alfred Mombert, writer, dies on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On this day in history hakuun Yasutani Roshi, founder of Sanbo Kyodan, receives dharma  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Paul Colin, Belgian journalist/collaborator, executed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On April - 08 uS forces launch invasion of Okinawa during WW II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Nazi occupiers executed, Nazi general Christiansen flees Netherlands on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history 400,000 US mine workers strike  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  United Nations assemble for first time on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On this day in history league of Nations assembles for last time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On April - 08 the first illustrated insurance policy was issued by the Allstate Insurance Company.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  Largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  Henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Soen Nakagawa & Nyogen Senzaki (Zen teachers) meet in SF on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40 on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  Charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1460  Ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida was born on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1533  On April - 08 birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1541  On April - 08 birth of michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1582  Phienas Fletcher, poet was born on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1605  Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter was born on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1605  On April - 08 birth of philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1631  On April - 08 birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0956  Death of Gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1143  John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1364  On April - 08 jan II, the Good, King of France (1350-64), dies at 44  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1461  On April - 08 death of georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1492  On April - 08 lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1498  Death of Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27 on April - 08.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  Willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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