APRIL 8TH IS THE 98TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS DRAW A PICTURE OF A BIRD DAY, INTERNATIONAL FENG SHUI AWARENESS DAY, NATIONAL DOG FIGHTING AWARENESS DAY, NATIONAL EMPAÑADA DAY, STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT! DAY, TRADING CARDS FOR GROWN-UPS DAY AND ZOO LOVERS DAY OBSERVED.
John and Cynthia Lennon become the proud parents of a baby boy who they name Julian, after John’s late mother, Julia. The lad would grow up to have a music career of his own.
An electrician hired to install a security system at Kurt Cobain’s residence finds the body of the 27 year old Nirvana front man lying on the floor of a room above the garage with a shotgun on his chest and a suicide note nearby.
Chicago, Deep Purple, Steve Miller and Cheap Trick were among the artists inducted into Cleveland’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame at a ceremony at Brooklyn, N.Y.’s Barclays Center.
Eddie Money saw his first US hit, “Baby Hold On” enter the Billboard chart, where it would reach #11. He would go on to place nine more songs in the Top 40, including two Top 10 hits.