Historical Events In April - 08
Thursday, 03 December 2020
1990 It becomes illeagal in Salem Oregon to be within 2' of nude dancers on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history jack Nicklaus wins first start on Senior PGA tour
1990 Wrestlemania VI-Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan for championship on this day in history.
1990 Doreen Sloane, dies on April - 08.
1991 On April - 08 richard Thorpe director (MGM), dies at 95
1991 On April - 08 uS minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $4.25 per hour
1991 On April - 08 warsaw Pact officially disolves
1992 On April - 08 juanito soccer star (Madrid Real 1977-87), dies at 37 in car crash
1992 NFL decides to stay with 17 week sched instead of expanded 18 games on this day in history.
1992 On April - 08 nelson Olmstead, dies at 78
1993 On April - 08 arleen Whelan, dies of stroke at 78
1994 On this day in history frank Wells, president (Disney), dies in helicopter crash
1995 Maurice Allom, cricketer (14 Test wickets-NZ debut hat-trick), dies on April - 08.
1996 Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner, dies at 80 on April - 08.
1997 On April - 08 laura Nyro, singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 49
2005 Birth of Leah Isadora Behn, granddaughter of King Harald V of Norway2006 Shedden massacre: The bodies of 8 murdered men are found in Shedden, Elgin County, Ontario on this day in history.
2005 Referendum in Curaçao on independence vs. integration with the Netherlands on April - 08.
2006 On this day in history bloc 8406 publishes their Manifesto on Freedom and Democracy for Viet Nam in Viet Nam; their name comes from this date.
2006 Bristol, United Kingdom celebrates the 200th birthday of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (actually apr 9) by relighting the Clifton Suspension Bridge on April - 08.
2006 Numbersixvalverde, ridden by Niall Madden, wins the Grand National at Aintree on April - 08.
2006 Shedden massacre: The bodies of 8 murdered men are found in Shedden, Elgin County, Ontario on April - 08.
2007 On this day in history zach Johnson wins the 2007 Masters Tournament.
2012 On April - 08 gunter Grass labelled persona non gratta by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai
2013 On April - 08 15 people are killed and 53 are wounded by a car bombing in Damascus
2014 Mike Babcock wins his 414th career game as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, becoming the winningest coach in Red Wings history (passing Jack Adams) on April - 08.
2017 On April - 08 fifth day of protests by thousands in Caracas, Venezuela against the government
2018 Hungarian parliamentary election won by right-wing Fidesz–KDNP alliance with Viktor Orbán remaining Prime Minister on April - 08.
2018 On this day in history 82nd Masters Golf: Patrick Reed wins his first major title shooting 273
2018 On April - 08 syrian Civil War: At least 70 people are reported to have died and hundreds suffering injuries after a sarin chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta.
2019 On this day in history protests in Sudan against the government of Omar al-Bashir continue with seven killed and 2,500 arrested in Khartoum Learn More >>