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Historical Events In April - 08

Thursday, 13 August 2020

1935  First radio tube made of metal announced, Schenectady, NY on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On April - 08 l Boyer discovers asteroid #1344 Caubeta  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1935  Edwin Cannan, economist, dies on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On April - 08 orissa constituted a province of British India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1937  On April - 08 m Laugier discovers asteroid #1426 Riviera  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1937  On this day in history arthur William Foote, US organist/composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown, NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1938  Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (took 2-99 lefty in test for S Af), dies on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On this day in history uS recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On this day in history aCV soccer team forms in Axes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On April - 08 germany battle cruisers sink British aircraft carrier Glorious  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Earle Graser, the eight-year voice of the radio program, "The Lone Ranger", died in an auto accident on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Navy takes over Treasure Island (SF Bay) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1942  A Schoenberg & Tudor's ballet "Pillar of Fire," premieres in NYC on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Alfred Mombert, writer, dies on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On April - 08 hakuun Yasutani Roshi, founder of Sanbo Kyodan, receives dharma  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Paul Colin, Belgian journalist/collaborator, executed on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  US forces launch invasion of Okinawa during WW II on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1946  On April - 08 400,000 US mine workers strike  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Tsunamis generated by a quake in Aleutian Trench strike Hilo Hawaii on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On April - 08 united Nations assemble for first time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  League of Nations assembles for last time on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On this day in history the first illustrated insurance policy was issued by the Allstate Insurance Company.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On April - 08 largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On April - 08 henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Soen Nakagawa & Nyogen Senzaki (Zen teachers) meet in SF on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On April - 08 charles R Drew surgeon/developer of blood bank concept, dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1320  On this day in history birth of king Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1460  On this day in history birth of ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1605  On April - 08 birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  Philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  On this day in history birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0217  Death of Caracalla, [Marcus Antoniius], Roman emperor (198-217), murdered at 29 on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0956  On April - 08 death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1143  On this day in history john II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1461  On this day in history death of georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1498  On this day in history death of charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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