April 8th is known as Draw A Picture Of A Bird Day as well as Empanada Day.
Today marks day 98 of the year, and we have 267 days left of the year.
People who were born on this day all share the Aries zodiac sign.
If you’d like to learn some of the top historical events that all happened on this day, then you’ve come to the right place! Here we are going to fill you in on many areas including, religion, mathematics, sports, celebrities, animals and more.
Did you know that on this day in 1879, New York City started selling milk in glass bottles? Before this, people had to provide their own containers and the milk was received from large kegs.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 8th in history!
What Happened On April 8 In History?
Democratic Senator, Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race for US president.
Research discovered that as many as 600 million birds die in the US every year after flying into skyscrapers.
The Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher died at 87 years old.
Thatcher was Britain's first prime minister and over 2,000 guests attended her funeral on April 17.
Clint Eastwood was elected as Mayor in Carmel, California.
Racer Bob Burman died after crashing his race car in Corona, California.
Additionally, Burman's riding mechanic and a policeman and three spectators were killed in the accident.
New York City started selling milk in glass bottles, a first for the USA.
It was done in a move to make the sale and consumption of milk safer and more sanitary.
German mathematician, Carl Friedrich Gauss became the first person to prove quadratic reciprocity law.
The law of quadratic reciprocity is a theory from modular arithmetic giving conditions for solving quadratic equations modulo prime numbers.
The first idea of a fire escape was patented.
The escape consisted of a wicker basket which was attached to a pulley and chain.
The iconic historical Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire, England was dedicated to Bishop Walkelin.
Roman Emperor Caracalla was stabbed to death by a guard while urinating.
Famous Quotes Said On April 8th
Who said what today throughout history? Here are the most famous things people have said on this day.
“Drink to me, drink to my health. You know I can’t drink anymore.”
– Pablo Picasso