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Historical Events In April - 08

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1950  Unarmed Navy patrol aircraft shot down over Baltic Sea by USSR on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  "Miss Liberty" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 308 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On April - 08 albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Strum), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On April - 08 first of 4 detonations, Operation Greenhouse nuclear test  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe &Gamow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On April - 08 pres Truman seizes steel mills to avert a strike  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On April - 08 dag Hammarskjoeld chosen as secretary-general of UN  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history army helicopter battalion formed, Fort Bragg, NC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  US Air Force Academy established on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history "By the Beautiful Sea" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 270 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1955  Goethe Link Observatory discovers asteroid #1852 Carpenter on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On April - 08 20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On April - 08 frank Chester, cricketer (distinguished 1-armed Engl Test ump), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On April - 08 gustave Charlier, Belgian literature historian, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history mabry Harper catches a 25 lb Walleye in Tennessee  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history rCA (TV &Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  U Nu elected premier of Burma on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Neth & Germany sign accord concerning war casualties on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history "Show Girl" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 100 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history accords of Evian (Algeria) accepted by referendum in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On April - 08 nYC's newspapers resume publishing after a 114 day strike  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Soap operas "General Hospital" &"The Doctors" premier on TV on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  35th Academy Awards on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Len Tuckett, cricketer (no runs no wkts in 1 Test for S A), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On April - 08 john Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On this day in history unmanned Gemini 1 launched  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  AFL chooses 36 year old Al Davis as commissioner on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history george Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On April - 08 the Beatles went gold again, receiving a gold record for the single, " Lady Madonna".  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history 40th Academy Awards postponed to Apr 10th due to death of M L King  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  1st Baseball game in Canada on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On April - 08 arthur Walter Kramer, composer, dies at 78  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 April - 08 birth of ponce de Leon, Spain, searched for fountain of youth, found Florida  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1533  Claudio Merulo, organist/composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1582  On this day in history birth of phienas Fletcher, poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On this day in history birth of louis de Vadder, Flemish painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  Philip IV, King of Spain & Portugal (1621-65) was born on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1631  On April - 08 birth of cornelis de Heem, painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0956  On this day in history death of gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1143  On April - 08 john II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  On this day in history 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 April - 08 death of charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  On April - 08 willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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