As American Idol fans continue to lift their collective jaw off the floor, let's take a look at April 8th. On this day in 1740, three British ships capture the Spanish vessel, Princesa. It was called the War of Jenkin's Ear. And boy, was Jenkin's Nose jealous!  In 1820, the Venus de Milo was discovered on the Aegean island of Melos. Everyone was up in arms. And 8 years ago today, the #1 song was...

"Have You Forgotten?" by Darryl Worley.