April 8, 1974 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Discovery Island opens

Birthdays in History

  • Chris Kyle, Odessa, Texas, Navy SEAL sniper (160 kills), (d. 2013)
  • Holger Hott Johansen, Norwegian orienteerist
  • Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu, Nigerian American writer

Deaths in History

  • James Charles McGuigan, Catholic archbishop of Toronto (b. 1894)