On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 112th Boston Marathon: 3rd straight men's title for Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya in 2:07:45; Dire Tune of Ethiopia women's winner in 2:25:25
  • The United States Air Force retires the F-117 Nighthawk.

Famous Deaths

  • Al Wilson, American singer (Show and Tell, The Snake), dies of kidney failure at 68