1947 ~ Steve Howe the English guitarist and songwriter from Yes and Asia was born on the 8th April 1947.
1959 ~ Grace Hopper led a team of computer manufacturers, users, and university people to discuss the creation of a new programming language on the 8th April 1959, that would be later called COBOL.
1962 ~ Evan Davis the English journalist, economist and presenter for the BBC was born on the 8th April 1962. Evan Davis is well known as the presenter for the BBC venture-capitalist programme Dragons’ Den.
1963 ~ Julian Lennon the English singer-songwriter, actor, and photographer was born on the 8th April 1963.
1966 ~ Charlotte Dawson the New Zealand-Australian television host was born on the 8th April 1966.
1973 ~ Pablo Picasso the Spanish painter and sculptor died while drawing in his bed, in Mougins, France on the 8th April 1973 aged 91 (born in Málaga, Spain 25th October 1881). Picasso official website: www.Picasso.fr | YouTube video: The Power of Art – Picasso (complete episode)…
1975 ~ Anouk the Dutch singer was born on the 8th April 1975.