What Happened on April 8, 2020

Historical Events

Historic Event

Bernie Sanders drops out of the Democratic race for US president

  • Saudi-backed coalition fighting Houthi fighters in Yemen calls for a ceasefire after five years to stop the spread of COVID-19
  • World Trade organization predicts a drop in global trade greater than the 2008 financial crisis, between 13% and 32% for 2020

Famous Deaths

  • Jackie Du Preez, Zimbabwe cricket spin bowler (2 Tests, South Africa; Zimbabwe Test selector), dies from heart failure at 77
2020 Highlights

About April 8, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries

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