Historical Events In April - 08
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
1990 It becomes illeagal in Salem Oregon to be within 2' of nude dancers on April - 08.
1990 Jack Nicklaus wins first start on Senior PGA tour on this day in history.
1990 Wrestlemania VI-Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan for championship on April - 08.
1990 On this day in history doreen Sloane, dies
1991 On this day in history 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 this day in history warsaw Pact officially disolves
1992 On April - 08 juanito soccer star (Madrid Real 1977-87), dies at 37 in car crash
1992 On April - 08 nFL decides to stay with 17 week sched instead of expanded 18 games
1992 On this day in history nelson Olmstead, dies at 78
1993 Arleen Whelan, dies of stroke at 78 on this day in history.
1994 Frank Wells, president (Disney), dies in helicopter crash on this day in history.
1995 On April - 08 maurice Allom, cricketer (14 Test wickets-NZ debut hat-trick), dies
1996 Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner, dies at 80 on April - 08.
1997 On this day in history laura Nyro, singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 49
2005 On this day in history 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.
2005 On this day in history referendum in Curaçao on independence vs. integration with the Netherlands.
2006 Bloc 8406 publishes their Manifesto on Freedom and Democracy for Viet Nam in Viet Nam; their name comes from this date on April - 08.
2006 Bristol, United Kingdom celebrates the 200th birthday of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (actually apr 9) by relighting the Clifton Suspension Bridge on this day in history.
2006 Numbersixvalverde, ridden by Niall Madden, wins the Grand National at Aintree on April - 08.
2006 On April - 08 shedden massacre: The bodies of 8 murdered men are found in Shedden, Elgin County, Ontario.
2007 Zach Johnson wins the 2007 Masters Tournament on April - 08.
2012 On April - 08 gunter Grass labelled persona non gratta by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai
2013 On this day in history 15 people are killed and 53 are wounded by a car bombing in Damascus
2014 On April - 08 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)
2017 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
2018 82nd Masters Golf: Patrick Reed wins his first major title shooting 273 on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 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 April - 08 protests in Sudan against the government of Omar al-Bashir continue with seven killed and 2,500 arrested in Khartoum Learn More >>
2020 On April - 08 bernie Sanders drops out of the Democratic race for US president
2020 On April - 08 [COVID-19 pandemic] China ends the lockdown in Wuhan, with people allowed to leave the city for the first time in 76 days.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The Saudi-led coalition declares a unilateral ceasefire in its operations against Houthi forces in Yemen in accordance with United Nations-led efforts on April - 08.