The eighth day of April.
- 1523: Martin Luther writes to Wenceslaus Link: "Yesterday I received nine nuns from their captivity in the Nimbschen convent."
- 1546: Council of Trent confirms the Catholic biblical canon, including some deuterocannonical books.
- 2005: Funeral of Pope John Paul II.
- Albert of Jerusalem
- Dionysius of Corinth
- Apostle Hermes (bishop), considered one of the Seventy Apostles in Eastern Christianity
- Julia Billiart
- Julian of Saint Augustine
- Mary Assunta
- Walter of Pontnoise