On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 161st Grand National: 7/1 joint favourite Comply or Die wins in Irish jockey Timmy Murphy's 11th attempt, 4 lengths ahead of King John's Castle

Famous Deaths

Person of interestCharlton Heston

Charlton Heston, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur), dies at 84