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Historical Events In April - 08

Friday, 04 December 2020

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 April - 08.  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  On April - 08 big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe &Gamow  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Pres Truman seizes steel mills to avert a strike on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Dag Hammarskjoeld chosen as secretary-general of UN on this day in history.  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 April - 08 "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  20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Frank Chester, cricketer (distinguished 1-armed Engl Test ump), dies on April - 08.  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  RCA (TV &Infra-Red Observation 'weather' Satellite) I launched on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1962  On April - 08 accords of Evian (Algeria) accepted by referendum in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1963  On this day in history soap operas "General Hospital" &"The Doctors" premier on TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1964  John Lennon is reunited with his father Freddie after 17 years on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Unmanned Gemini 1 launched on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On April - 08 erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author, dies at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1966  George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79 on April - 08.  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  40th Academy Awards postponed to Apr 10th due to death of M L King on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On April - 08 1st Baseball game in Canada  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  On this day in history birth of claudio Merulo, organist/composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1541  Michele Mercati, Italian physician (d. 1593) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  On April - 08 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  John II Comnenus, Emperor of Byzantium (1118-43), dies in an accident on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1461  Death of Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1423) on April - 08.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  Lorenzo I de' Medici"il Magnifico", ruler of Florence (1469-92), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1498  Death of Charles VIII, King of France (1483-98), beheaded at 27 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  On this day in history willem Aerts, Flemish architect, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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