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Wednesday April 8, 2020

April 8: Day of the Week

April 8, 2020 was the 99th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 267 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 1271
    In Syria, sultan Baybars conquers the Krak of Chevaliers.
  • 1730
    Shearith Israel, the first synagogue in New York City, is dedicated.
  • 1740
    War of Jenkin’s Ear: Three British ships capture the Spanish third-rate Princesa.
  • 1904
    The French Third Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland sign the Entente cordiale.
  • 1945
    World War II: After an air raid accidentally destroys a train carrying about 4,000 Nazi concentration camp internees in Prussian Hanover, the survivors are massacred by Nazis.
  • 1952
    U.S. President Harry Truman calls for the seizure of all domestic steel mills to prevent a nationwide strike.
  • 1953
    Mau Mau leader Jomo Kenyatta is convicted by Kenya’s British rulers.
  • 1959
    A team of computer manufacturers, users, and university people led by Grace Hopper meets to discuss the creation of a new programming language that would be called COBOL.
  • 1975
    Frank Robinson manages the Cleveland Indians in his first game as major league baseball’s first African American manager.
  • 1975
    President Richard Nixon signs into law federal legislation authorizing the establishment of Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota.

Who were born on April 8?

  • 1935
    Oscar Zeta Acosta, American attorney, politician, and Chicano Movement activist (d. 1974?)
  • 1946
    Catfish Hunter, American baseball player (d. 1999)
  • 1946
    Tim Thomerson, American actor
  • 1955
    Barbara Kingsolver, American novelist
  • 1962
    Izzy Stradlin, American musician (Guns N' Roses)
  • 1966
    Mark Blundell, British racing driver
  • 1968
    Patricia Arquette, American actress
  • 1974
    Nnedi Okorafor, Nigerian American writer
  • 1981
    Brian Burres, American baseball player
  • 1984
    Júlia Liptáková, Slovak model

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