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On This Day

April 8

DABDay – Draw A Bird Day

1838 In Bristol UK The Madden voyage of the Steamship the Great Western sets sail for New York City USA

1869 The Grand Opening of The American Museum of Natural History in New York City

1904 Aleister Crowley starts writing The Book of Law

1969 Montreal Expos beat the New York Mets 10 - 9

in the first MLB played in Canada

1988 Above The Law is released in movie theatres starring Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, & Sharon Stone

1990 On ABC-TV Twin Peaks premieres

1998 The Players Club is released in movie theaters Directed & starring ICE-CUBE, also with Bernie Mac & LisaRaye McCoy

2013 On WWE Monday Night RAW Wade Barrot wins the WWE Intercontinental Championship over The Miz, Dolph Ziggler beats Alberto Del Rio to win World Heavyweight Championship

Happy Birthday

1957 Mary Leona Gage Miss USA

1964 Biz Markie rapper human Beat Box

1966 Robin Wright actress started in The Princess Bride, Forrest Gump, Money Ball

1986 Big Cass WWE Wrestler

1986 Patricia Arquette actress Ed Wood, Lost Highway

1991 Carlotta Cosials musician in the Bands Hinds

1992 Shelby Young actress American Horror Story


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