Historical Events In April - 08
Monday, 03 August 2020
1990 On this day in history it becomes illeagal in Salem Oregon to be within 2' of nude dancers
1990 Jack Nicklaus wins first start on Senior PGA tour on April - 08.
1990 On this day in history wrestlemania VI-Ultimate Warrior beats Hulk Hogan for championship
1990 Doreen Sloane, dies on April - 08.
1991 On April - 08 richard Thorpe director (MGM), dies at 95
1991 On this day in history uS minimum wage goes from $3.80 to $4.25 per hour
1991 Warsaw Pact officially disolves on this day in history.
1992 Juanito soccer star (Madrid Real 1977-87), dies at 37 in car crash on April - 08.
1992 NFL decides to stay with 17 week sched instead of expanded 18 games on this day in history.
1992 Nelson Olmstead, dies at 78 on April - 08.
1993 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 Referendum in Curaçao on independence vs. integration with the Netherlands on April - 08.
2006 Bloc 8406 publishes their Manifesto on Freedom and Democracy for Viet Nam in Viet Nam; their name comes from this date on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
2006 Shedden massacre: The bodies of 8 murdered men are found in Shedden, Elgin County, Ontario on April - 08.
2007 Zach Johnson wins the 2007 Masters Tournament on April - 08.
2012 On this day in history gunter Grass labelled persona non gratta by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai
2013 15 people are killed and 53 are wounded by a car bombing in Damascus on April - 08.
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 On this day in history hungarian parliamentary election won by right-wing Fideszâ€“KDNP alliance with Viktor OrbĂˇn remaining Prime Minister
2018 On April - 08 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 Protests in Sudan against the government of Omar al-Bashir continue with seven killed and 2,500 arrested in Khartoum Learn More >> on this day in history.