On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Brel, Belgian singer, songwriter, actor, director and composer (Le Far West, Pain in the A__), born in Schaerbeek, Brussels (d. 1978)
  • Renzo de Felice, historian
  • Walter Berry, Austria singer/ex husband of Christa Ludwig
  • WIlliam K Everson, film historian