What happened this day in history April 8, 1981

What are the important events that happened on April 8, 1981? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

April 8, 1981: Facts & Myths About This Day

April 8, 1981 is the 98th day of the year 1981 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 267 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 26, 1981 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 5,925,600 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘enneacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $648.05. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rooster is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on April 8, 1981?

  • 1981
    Brian Burres, American baseball player
  • 1981
    Frédérick Bousquet, French swimmer
  • 1981
    Lito Sheppard, American football cornerback
  • 1981
    Taylor Kitsch, Canadian actor and model

Who died on April 8, 1981?

  • 1981
    Omar Bradley, U.S. general (b. 1893)

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