On this day: April 8

Published On: Apr 04 2013 04:16:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2016 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 - Al Campanis
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1987: Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Al Campanis is forced by the team to resign over remarks he had made while on ABC's "Nightline" two days earlier, saying that blacks "may not have some of the necessities" to hold managerial jobs in Major League Baseball.

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