What Happened on April 8, 1996

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bruce Seldon TKOs Tony Tucker in 7 to win vacated WBA boxing title

Famous Deaths

  • Basil Hembry, farmer/campaigner, dies at 80
  • Ben Johnson, American actor (b. 1918)
  • Ben Johnson, cowboy actor (Tex, Dillinger), dies of heart attack at 77
  • Charles Donald Adams, singer, dies at 67