What Happened on April 8, 1991

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "I Hate Hamlet" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 88 performances
  • Jockey Bill Shoemaker paralyzed in a car accident
  • Major league umpires & baseball reach a 4-year agreement
  • Michael Landon announces he has inoperable cancer of the pancreas
  • Oakland A's stadium becomes 1st outdoor arena in USA to ban smoking

Famous Deaths

  • Dead (musician), Swedish metal singer (b. 1969)