April 2008

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April 2008 was the fourth month of that leap year. It began on a Tuesday and ended after 30 days on a Wednesday.

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This is an archived version of Wikipedia's Current events Portal from April 2008.

  • It is reported that Josef Fritzl had incarcerated his daughter in a custom-built cellar in Amstetten, Austria, for 24 years, raped her and fathered seven children by her, three of whom he left in the cellar.
  • The New Zealand Soldier was added to the plinth facing towards the east on the western side of the ANZAC Bridge, it was unveiled by the Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark in the presence of Premier of New South Wales Morris Iemma.
  • Dignitaries including the President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai take cover as automatic gunfire breaks out at a ceremony in Kabul. (AP via Google News)
  • A father-and-son duo who owned and managed the factory that burnt down with 55 deaths in Casablanca have been arrested over serious safety violations. (AFP via Google News)
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