On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Senate rejects Nixon's nomination of Carswell to Supreme Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek D Brown, team handball right wing (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Gerald Vaughn, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Harold Bishop, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns)

Famous Deaths

  • Marie V Felix, Prince of Luxemburg, dies