Historical Events of 08 April

Historical Events of 08 April

Today's Important Events



  • 1857 - On this day, Mangal Pandey, who was the first person to shoot the British during the first freedom struggle of India, was hanged.
  • 1929 - During today's Indian Independence Movement, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt were arrested for throwing bombs in Delhi Central Assembly.
  • 1950 - Today the signing of the Liaquat-Nehru Treaty of India and Pakistan.
  • 1988 - Today, General Veng Shang Qun elected President of China.
  • 1999 - Today marks a new record in the Guinness Book of World Records for the continuous kiss for 30 hours and 45 minutes by Dore Orpaz and Carmite Subera (Israel), China starts production of electricity from paddy husk.
  • 2000 - Today's 13th Conference of Foreign Ministers of Non-Aligned Countries beginning in the city of Cartagena in Colombia.
  • 2001 - The India-England Round Table Meeting today passed the bill to return the property of Hindus in Bangladesh, completed in Sariska.
  • 2002 - Successfully launching the American spacecraft on this day.
  • 2003 - On this day, the US Army launched a bunker piercing bomb in Baghdad, which had many civilians, but Saddam was not aware of it.
  • 2005 - Today's last farewell to the Marhoom pop in Vatican City.
  • 2006 - Today, Lucashenko takes the oath of office for Belarus for the third time.
  • 2008 - Today, the governments of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have declared the Sikhs as Minorities in an important decision.
  • 2008 - Today, a UK court has given a decision in favor of the Indian professionals working there, misusing the new government's change in their visa rules and misusing the administrative powers.
  • 2008 - On this day Iran started the process of installing 6000 new centrifuges in its uranium plant.
  • 2008 - Two people died due to gas leakage at a nuclear plant in Pakistan.


Historical Events of 08 April

Today's Famous Birthdays




  • 1892 - Today is the birth of Hemchandra Rai Chowdhury, historian
  • 1924 - Today, Kumar Gandharva - India's famous classical singer was born.
  • 1938 - Today, Kofi Annan - the seventh general secretary of the United Nations, was born
  • 1950 - Dinesh Kumar Shukla - A famous poet of Hindi was born on this day.
  • 1983 - Today's Birthday Allu Arjun - Telugu film actor was born.


Who Died Today in History


  • 1857 - Today, Mangal Pandey - the first hero of the first freedom struggle of Indian independence passed away.
  • 1894 - Today, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, the composer of India's national anthem Vande Mataram, died.
  • 1953 - Walchand Hirachand - one of India's famous industrialists died today
  • 1973 - Pablo Picasso - Famous painter of Spain died on this day.
  • 2008 - Sharan Rani - 'Hindustani Classical Music' scholar and well-known sarod Maisikka died on this day

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