On This Day in History for April 8 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 109 of 109

  • 2004 Darfur conflict: The Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement is signed by the Sudanese government and two rebel groups

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2004 U.S. National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice testifies before the 9/11 Commission

  • 2006 Shedden massacre: The bodies of eight men, all shot to death, are found in a field in Ontario, Canada. The murders are soon linked to the Bandidos motorcycle gang.
  • 2008 The construction of the world's first building to integrate wind turbines completes, in Bahrain.

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2012 Günter Grass labelled persona non gratta by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
Writer and playwright
Günter Grass

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2012 Pope Benedict XVI calls for an end to Syrian blood shed in papal Easter message

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI
  • 2013 15 people are killed and 53 are wounded by a car bombing in Damascus
  • 2013 163 people are killed and 50,000 are displaced after tribal violence erupts in Darfur, Sudan
  • 2013 Filip Vujanović’s election as President of Montenegro is confirmed by the electoral commission

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