April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years). There are 267 days remaining until the end of the year.
Behind the scenes
- 1933 — Lew Lehman, who played Bigwig in Road to Avonlea (1990–1996), was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
- 1951 — Sara Botsford, who portrayed Marilla Cuthbert in L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables (2016) and provided the voices of Mrs. Barry and Frau Schuller in Anne: Journey to Green Gables (2005), was born in Dobie, Ontario, Canada.
- 1979 — "A Tempest in Class", the 14th episode of Akage no An, was broadcast.
- 2011 — Micki Maunsell, who portrayed Miss Wright in Road to Avonlea, died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
- 2016 — "Exciting News", the 37th weekly vlog of Anne Shirley and a Project Green Gables episode, premiered on YouTube.
- 2016 — "priscilla and her paper resolution", the 15th vlog of Philippa Gordon and a Green Gables Fables episode, premiered on YouTube.