On this day: April 8

Published On: Apr 04 2013 04:16:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Venus de Milo is uncovered, Pablo Picasso dies, Hank Aaron belts a milestone home run, "The Godfather Part II" makes Oscar history, and Somali pirates briefly seize an American vessel, all on this day.

OTD April 8 - Shecky Greene
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1926: Comedian Shecky Greene, known for his nightclub performances in Las Vegas and guest starring roles in movies such as "History of the World, Part I" and "Splash" and on various TV shows, is born Fred Sheldon Greenfield in Chicago, Ill.

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