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March 8th, 2008 (March 08 2008)DeathCarol Barnes, former ITV news presenter (born in 1944)
March 8th, 2007 (March 08 2007)DeathJohn Inman, English actor (born in 1935)
March 8th, 2007 (March 08 2007)DeathViky Vanita, Greek actress (born in 1948)
March 8th, 2007 (March 08 2007)DeathJohn Vukovich, American baseball player and coach.. (born in 1947)
March 8th, 2006 (March 08 2006)DeathBrian Barratt-Boyes, New Zealand heart surgeon (born in 1924)
March 8th, 2005 (March 08 2005)DeathAslan Maskhadov, Chechen leader (born in 1951)
March 8th, 2005 (March 08 2005)DeathCesar Lattes, Brazilian physicist (born in 1924)
March 8th, 2004 (March 08 2004)EventA new constitution is signed by Iraq s Governing Council.
March 8th, 2004 (March 08 2004)DeathAbu Abbas, founder of the Palestine Liberation Front (born in 1948)
March 8th, 2004 (March 08 2004)DeathRobert Pastorelli, American actor (born in 1954)
March 8th, 2003 (March 08 2003)DeathAdam Faith, English singer and actor (born in 1940)
March 8th, 2003 (March 08 2003)DeathKaren Morley, American actress (born in 1909)
March 8th, 2001 (March 08 2001)DeathEdward Winter, American actor (born in 1937)
March 8th, 1999 (March 08 1999)EventThe Supreme Court of the United States upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing.
March 8th, 1999 (March 08 1999)DeathPeggy Cass, American actress and comedian (born in 1924)
March 8th, 1999 (March 08 1999)DeathJoe DiMaggio, American baseball player (born in 1914)
March 8th, 1999 (March 08 1999)DeathAdolfo Bioy Casares, Argentinean writer (b.1914)
March 8th, 1998 (March 08 1998)DeathRay Nitschke, American football player (born in 1936)
March 8th, 1996 (March 08 1996)BirthLorna Fitzgerald, English actress
March 8th, 1995 (March 08 1995)DeathIngo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (born in 1965)
March 8th, 1993 (March 08 1993)DeathBilly Eckstine, American musician (born in 1914)
March 8th, 1992 (March 08 1992)BirthCharlie Ray, American actress
March 8th, 1991 (March 08 1991)EventThe first U.S. troops arrive home from the Gulf War; Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists and two American soldiers it had captured.
March 8th, 1991 (March 08 1991)BirthDevon Werkheiser, American actor Devo Quotes
March 8th, 1990 (March 08 1990)BirthBen Tozer, English footballer
March 8th, 1988 (March 08 1988)BirthArmanti Edwards, American college football player
March 8th, 1988 (March 08 1988)DeathAmar Singh Chamkila, Punjabi folk singer (born in 1961)
March 8th, 1988 (March 08 1988)DeathWerner Hartmann, German physicist (born in 1912)
March 8th, 1988 (March 08 1988)DeathHenryk Szeryng, Polish-born violinist (born in 1918)
March 8th, 1985 (March 08 1985)EventA failed assassination attempt on Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah in a car-bombing in Beirut kills 85 people and injures 175.
March 8th, 1985 (March 08 1985)BirthEwa Sonnet, Polish model and pop singer
March 8th, 1985 (March 08 1985)DeathEdward Andrews, American actor (born in 1914)
March 8th, 1984 (March 08 1984)BirthDave Moffatt, Canadian musician
March 8th, 1983 (March 08 1983)EventPresident Ronald Reagan calls the Soviet Union an "evil empire."Ronald Reagan Quotes
March 8th, 1983 (March 08 1983)EventThe U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee endorses a nuclear weapons freeze with the Soviet Union, a move denounced by President Ronald Reagan.Ronald Reagan Quotes
March 8th, 1983 (March 08 1983)BirthMark Worrell, American baseball player.
March 8th, 1983 (March 08 1983)DeathWilliam Walton, English composer (born in 1902)
March 8th, 1982 (March 08 1982)BirthNicoleta Onel, Romanian gymnast
March 8th, 1982 (March 08 1982)BirthKat Von D, Mexican-American tattoo artist
March 8th, 1982 (March 08 1982)BirthNicolas Armindo, race car driver
March 8th, 1982 (March 08 1982)BirthLeonidas Kabantais, Greek footballer
March 8th, 1982 (March 08 1982)BirthCraig Stansberry, American baseball player
March 8th, 1981 (March 08 1981)BirthMichael Beauchamp, Australian footballer
March 8th, 1981 (March 08 1981)BirthJessica Jaymes, American porn actress
March 8th, 1981 (March 08 1981)BirthTimothy Jordan II, American musician (The All American Rejects, Jonezetta) (died in 2005)
March 8th, 1980 (March 08 1980)EventThe first festival of rock music kicks off in the Soviet Union.
March 8th, 1979 (March 08 1979)EventThe first extraterrestrial volcano is discovered on Io, a satellite of the planet Jupiter.
March 8th, 1979 (March 08 1979)BirthTom Chaplin, English singer (Keane)
March 8th, 1979 (March 08 1979)BirthAndy Ross, American guitarist (OK Go)
March 8th, 1978 (March 08 1978)BirthNick Zano, American actor
March 8th, 1977 (March 08 1977)BirthJames Van Der Beek, American actor
March 8th, 1977 (March 08 1977)BirthJohann Vogel, Swiss footballer
March 8th, 1976 (March 08 1976)BirthGaz Coombes, English singer (Supergrass)
March 8th, 1976 (March 08 1976)BirthJuan Encarnacion, American baseball player
March 8th, 1976 (March 08 1976)BirthRyan Freel, American baseball player
March 8th, 1976 (March 08 1976)BirthHines Ward, American football player
March 8th, 1976 (March 08 1976)BirthFreddie Prinze Jr., American actor
March 8th, 1976 (March 08 1976)DeathAlfons Rebane, Estonian military commander (born in 1908)
March 8th, 1975 (March 08 1975)BirthFardeen Khan, Indian actor
March 8th, 1975 (March 08 1975)BirthPeggy Zina, Greek singer
March 8th, 1975 (March 08 1975)DeathGeorge Stevens, American director (born in 1904)
March 8th, 1974 (March 08 1974)EventCharles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.Charles de Gaulle Quotes
March 8th, 1974 (March 08 1974)BirthMike Moriarty, American baseball player
March 8th, 1973 (March 08 1973)BirthAnneke van Giersbergen, Dutch singer (The Gathering)
March 8th, 1973 (March 08 1973)BirthBoris Kodjoe, Austrian model
March 8th, 1973 (March 08 1973)BirthKurt Mollekens, Belgian racing car driver
March 8th, 1973 (March 08 1973)BirthJustin Thompson, American baseball player
March 8th, 1973 (March 08 1973)BirthMark Lukasiewicz, American baseball player
March 8th, 1973 (March 08 1973)DeathRon "Pigpen" McKernan, American musician (born in 1945)
March 8th, 1972 (March 08 1972)BirthAngie Hart, Australian pop singer
March 8th, 1972 (March 08 1972)BirthFergal O Brien, Irish snooker player
March 8th, 1972 (March 08 1972)BirthGeorgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer
March 8th, 1972 (March 08 1972)DeathErich von dem Bach, Nazi official (born in 1899)Erich von dem Bach Quotes
March 8th, 1971 (March 08 1971)EventJoe Frazier becomes the undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion by winning a unanimous 15-round decision over Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden in New York City.Muhammad Ali Quotes
March 8th, 1971 (March 08 1971)BirthKit Symons, Welsh footballer
March 8th, 1971 (March 08 1971)DeathHarold Lloyd, American actor (born in 1893)
March 8th, 1970 (March 08 1970)BirthJason Elam, American football player
March 8th, 1969 (March 08 1969)BirthAndrea Parker, American actress, ballet dancer
March 8th, 1968 (March 08 1968)BirthMichael Bartels, German race car driver
March 8th, 1968 (March 08 1968)BirthEllen Forney, American cartoonist
March 8th, 1968 (March 08 1968)BirthShawn Mullins, American musician
March 8th, 1968 (March 08 1968)BirthJim Dougherty, American baseball player
March 8th, 1967 (March 08 1967)BirthJoel Johnston, American baseball player
March 8th, 1966 (March 08 1966)EventVietnam War: Australia announces it is going to substantially increase its number of troops in Vietnam.
March 8th, 1966 (March 08 1966)EventA bomb planted by young Irish protesters destroys Nelson s Pillar in Dublin.
March 8th, 1965 (March 08 1965)EventVietnam War: 3,500 United States Marines arrive in South Vietnam, becoming the first American combat troops in Vietnam.
March 8th, 1965 (March 08 1965)BirthFatima Lopes, Portuguese fashion designer
March 8th, 1964 (March 08 1964)BirthLance McCullers, American baseball player
March 8th, 1964 (March 08 1964)BirthThomas Bezucha, American screenwriter and director
March 8th, 1963 (March 08 1963)EventThe Ba ath Party comes to power in Syria in a Coup d etat by a clique of quasi-leftist Syrian Army officers calling themselves the National Council of the Revolutionary Command.
March 8th, 1963 (March 08 1963)BirthLorelei, American fetish model and photographer
March 8th, 1963 (March 08 1963)BirthMike Lalor, Canadian ice hockey player
March 8th, 1961 (March 08 1961)BirthCamryn Manheim, American actress
March 8th, 1961 (March 08 1961)BirthLarry Murphy, Canadian ice hockey player
March 8th, 1961 (March 08 1961)BirthMark Salas, American baseball player
March 8th, 1961 (March 08 1961)DeathThomas Beecham, English conductor (born in 1879)Thomas Beecham Quotes
March 8th, 1960 (March 08 1960)BirthMax Metzker, Australian swimmer
March 8th, 1959 (March 08 1959)BirthAidan Quinn, American actor
March 8th, 1958 (March 08 1958)BirthGary Numan, British singer
March 8th, 1958 (March 08 1958)BirthNick Capra, American baseball player
March 8th, 1957 (March 08 1957)EventEgypt re-opens the Suez Canal after the Suez Crisis.
March 8th, 1957 (March 08 1957)EventThe 1957 Georgia Memorial to Congress, which petitions the U.S. Congress to declare the ratification of the 14th & 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution null and void, is adopted by the state of Georgia.
March 8th, 1957 (March 08 1957)BirthClive Burr, British musician (Iron Maiden)
March 8th, 1957 (March 08 1957)BirthCynthia Rothrock, American actress
March 8th, 1957 (March 08 1957)BirthBob Stoddard, American baseball player
March 8th, 1957 (March 08 1957)BirthJohn Butcher, American baseball player
March 8th, 1956 (March 08 1956)BirthJohn Kapelos, Canadian actor
March 8th, 1956 (March 08 1956)BirthLaurie Cunningham, English former footballer (died in 1989)
March 8th, 1955 (March 08 1955)BirthDon Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 1981)
March 8th, 1954 (March 08 1954)BirthCheryl Baker, British singer (Bucks Fizz)
March 8th, 1954 (March 08 1954)BirthDavid Wilkie, Scottish swimmer
March 8th, 1953 (March 08 1953)BirthBob Brozman, American musician
March 8th, 1953 (March 08 1953)BirthJim Rice, American baseball player
March 8th, 1953 (March 08 1953)BirthDon Werner, American baseball player
March 8th, 1952 (March 08 1952)BirthGeorge Felix Allen, American politician
March 8th, 1949 (March 08 1949)BirthKarel Lismont, Belgian athlete
March 8th, 1948 (March 08 1948)BirthPeggy March, American pop singer
March 8th, 1947 (March 08 1947)BirthMike Allsup, American musician (Three Dog Night)
March 8th, 1947 (March 08 1947)BirthCarole Bayer Sager, American composer
March 8th, 1947 (March 08 1947)BirthFlorentino Perez, Spanish football executive
March 8th, 1946 (March 08 1946)BirthRandy Meisner, American musician (The Eagles)
March 8th, 1945 (March 08 1945)EventAllied forces move large numbers of troops across the Rhine River to significantly reinforce and expand their tenuous hold on the captured Ludendorff Bridge (Bridge at Remagen), allowing them to push armor across the river and better secure the nascent lodgement.
March 8th, 1945 (March 08 1945)BirthBruce Broughton, American composer
March 8th, 1945 (March 08 1945)BirthJim Chapman, American politician
March 8th, 1945 (March 08 1945)BirthAnselm Kiefer, German painter
March 8th, 1945 (March 08 1945)BirthMicky Dolenz, American musician (The Monkees)
March 8th, 1944 (March 08 1944)BirthBuzz Hargrove, Canadian labour leader
March 8th, 1944 (March 08 1944)BirthSergey Nikitin, Russian composer
March 8th, 1944 (March 08 1944)BirthPepe Romero, Spanish guitarist
March 8th, 1944 (March 08 1944)BirthPalito Ortega, Argentine singer and actor
March 8th, 1943 (March 08 1943)EventWorld War II: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville in a battle that would last five days.
March 8th, 1943 (March 08 1943)BirthLynn Redgrave, English actress
March 8th, 1942 (March 08 1942)EventWorld War II: The Dutch surrender to Japanese forces on Java.
March 8th, 1942 (March 08 1942)EventWorld War II: Japan captures Rangoon, Burma.
March 8th, 1942 (March 08 1942)EventWorld War II: British bombers begin a new style of air raid, using incendiary bombs to light the way for a nighttime attack on the Krupp armament works in Essen. The long series of attacks reduce the city to ruins.
March 8th, 1942 (March 08 1942)BirthAnn Packer, British athlete
March 8th, 1942 (March 08 1942)BirthDick Allen, American baseball player
March 8th, 1942 (March 08 1942)DeathJose Raul Capablanca, Cuban chess player (born in 1888)
March 8th, 1941 (March 08 1941)BirthAndrei Mironov, Soviet actor (died in 1987)
March 8th, 1941 (March 08 1941)DeathSherwood Anderson, American author (born in 1876)
March 8th, 1940 (March 08 1940)BirthSusan Clark, Canadian actress
March 8th, 1939 (March 08 1939)BirthJim Bouton, American baseball player and author
March 8th, 1939 (March 08 1939)BirthLidia Skoblikova, Russian skater
March 8th, 1939 (March 08 1939)BirthRobert Tear, Welsh tenor
March 8th, 1938 (March 08 1938)BirthPete Dawkins, American football player
March 8th, 1937 (March 08 1937)BirthJuvenal Habyarimana, President of Rwanda (died in 1994) Juvenal Quotes
March 8th, 1937 (March 08 1937)DeathHowie Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player (born in 1902)
March 8th, 1936 (March 08 1936)EventThe first stock car race is held in Daytona Beach, Florida.
March 8th, 1936 (March 08 1936)BirthGabor Szabo, Hungarian guitarist (died in 1982)
March 8th, 1934 (March 08 1934)EventA photograph by astronomer Edwin Hubble shows there are as many galaxies in the universe as there are stars in the Milky Way.
March 8th, 1934 (March 08 1934)BirthMarv Breeding, American baseball player (d.2006)
March 8th, 1933 (March 08 1933)BirthLuca Ronconi, Italian actor, theater and opera director
March 8th, 1931 (March 08 1931)BirthJohn McPhee, American writer and professor
March 8th, 1931 (March 08 1931)BirthNeil Postman, American cultural critic (died in 2003)
March 8th, 1930 (March 08 1930)EventMahatma Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India.Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
March 8th, 1930 (March 08 1930)BirthBob Grim, American baseball player (died in 1996)
March 8th, 1930 (March 08 1930)DeathWilliam Howard Taft, 27th President of the United States (born in 1857)
March 8th, 1930 (March 08 1930)DeathEdward Terry Sanford, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (born in 1865)
March 8th, 1927 (March 08 1927)BirthDick Hyman, American pianist, conductor, and composer
March 8th, 1926 (March 08 1926)BirthFrancisco Rabal, Spanish actor (died in 2001)
March 8th, 1925 (March 08 1925)BirthWarren Bennis, American educator and author
March 8th, 1924 (March 08 1924)EventThe Castle Gate mine disaster kills 172 coal miners near Castle Gate, Utah.
March 8th, 1923 (March 08 1923)DeathJohannes Diderik van der Waals, Dutch Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1837)
March 8th, 1923 (March 08 1923)DeathKrisjanis Barons, Latvian writer (born in 1835)
March 8th, 1922 (March 08 1922)BirthCyd Charisse, American actress and dancer (died in 2008)
March 8th, 1922 (March 08 1922)BirthShigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Mangaka
March 8th, 1922 (March 08 1922)BirthCarl Furillo, American baseball player (died in 1989)
March 8th, 1922 (March 08 1922)BirthRalph Baer, Creator of the first video game console
March 8th, 1921 (March 08 1921)EventSpanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.
March 8th, 1921 (March 08 1921)BirthAlan Hale, Jr., American actor (died in 1990)
March 8th, 1920 (March 08 1920)BirthDouglass Wallop, American novelist and playwright (died in 1985)
March 8th, 1918 (March 08 1918)EventThe first case of Spanish flu occurs, the start of a devastating worldwide pandemic.
March 8th, 1917 (March 08 1917)EventRiots and strikes break out in St. Petersburg, Russia, marking the start of the Russian Revolution.
March 8th, 1917 (March 08 1917)EventThe U.S. Senate votes to limit filibusters by adopting the cloture rule.
March 8th, 1917 (March 08 1917)DeathFerdinand von Zeppelin, German aircraft manufacturer (born in 1838)
March 8th, 1916 (March 08 1916)BirthJohn Seybold, American economist and computer typesetting pioneer (died in 2004)
March 8th, 1915 (March 08 1915)BirthTapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (died in 1979)
March 8th, 1914 (March 08 1914)BirthYakov Borisovich Zel dovich, Russian physicist (died in 1987)
March 8th, 1913 (March 08 1913)EventThe Internal Revenue Service begins to levy and collect federal income taxes, as provided for under the Sixteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Federal income taxes had previously been collected from 1864-1872. Ovid Quotes
March 8th, 1912 (March 08 1912)BirthPreston Smith, Governor of Texas (died in 2003)
March 8th, 1911 (March 08 1911)EventInternational Women s Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women s Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany.
March 8th, 1911 (March 08 1911)BirthAlan Hovhaness, American composer (died in 2000)
March 8th, 1910 (March 08 1910)BirthBernard Benjamin, statistician, actuary and demographer (died in 2002)
March 8th, 1910 (March 08 1910)BirthClaire Trevor, American actress (died in 2000)
March 8th, 1907 (March 08 1907)BirthConstantine Karamanlis, Greek politician, President of Greece (died in 1998)
March 8th, 1902 (March 08 1902)BirthLouise Beavers, American actress (died in 1962)
March 8th, 1902 (March 08 1902)BirthJennings Randolph, U.S. Senator from West Virginia (died in 1998)
March 8th, 1899 (March 08 1899)BirthElmer Keith, Firearms enthusiast and Author (died in 1984)
March 8th, 1896 (March 08 1896)BirthCharlotte Whitton, Canadian politician (died in 1975)
March 8th, 1894 (March 08 1894)EventThe state of New York enacts the nation s first dog-licensing law.
March 8th, 1892 (March 08 1892)BirthMississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist (died in 1966)
March 8th, 1891 (March 08 1891)BirthSam Jaffe, American actor (died in 1984)
March 8th, 1889 (March 08 1889)DeathJohn Ericsson, Swedish inventor (born in 1803)
March 8th, 1887 (March 08 1887)DeathHenry Ward Beecher, American clergyman (born in 1813)Henry Ward Beecher Quotes
March 8th, 1887 (March 08 1887)DeathJames Buchanan Eads, American engineer (born in 1820)James Buchanan Quotes
March 8th, 1886 (March 08 1886)BirthEdward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (died in 1972)
March 8th, 1884 (March 08 1884)EventSusan B. Anthony addresses the U.S. House Judiciary Committee arguing for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. Anthony s argument came 16 years after legislators had first introduced a federal women s suffrage amendment.Susan B. Anthony Quotes
March 8th, 1879 (March 08 1879)BirthOtto Hahn, German Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1968)
March 8th, 1874 (March 08 1874)DeathMillard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States (born in 1800)Millard Fillmore Quotes
March 8th, 1872 (March 08 1872)BirthAnna Held, Polish-born actress and singer (died in 1918)
March 8th, 1872 (March 08 1872)DeathCornelius Krieghoff, Canadian painter (born in 1815)
March 8th, 1869 (March 08 1869)DeathHector Berlioz, French composer (born in 1803)
March 8th, 1865 (March 08 1865)BirthFrederic Goudy, American type designer (died in 1947)
March 8th, 1862 (March 08 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: The iron-clad CSS Virginia (formerly USS Merrimack) is launched at Hampton Roads, Virginia.
March 8th, 1861 (March 08 1861)EventSt. Augustine, Florida, surrenders to Union forces.
March 8th, 1859 (March 08 1859)BirthKenneth Grahame, English author (died in 1932)Kenneth Grahame Quotes
March 8th, 1856 (March 08 1856)BirthBramwell Booth, the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (died in 1929)
March 8th, 1856 (March 08 1856)BirthTom Roberts, Australian artist (died in 1931)
March 8th, 1855 (March 08 1855)DeathWilliam Poole, Infamous member of New York City s Bowery Boys gang (born in 1821)
March 8th, 1854 (March 08 1854)EventU.S. Commodore Matthew C. Perry makes his second landing in Japan, where he would conclude a treaty with the Japanese within a month.
March 8th, 1844 (March 08 1844)EventKing Oscar I ascends to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
March 8th, 1844 (March 08 1844)DeathCharles XIV John of Sweden (born in 1763)
March 8th, 1841 (March 08 1841)BirthOliver Wendell Holmes Jr., U.S. Supreme Court Justice (died in 1935)
March 8th, 1830 (March 08 1830)BirthJoao de Deus, Portuguese poet (died in 1896)
March 8th, 1827 (March 08 1827)BirthWilhelm Bleek, German linguist (died in 1875)
March 8th, 1822 (March 08 1822)BirthIgnacy Lukasiewicz, Polish inventor (died in 1882)
March 8th, 1819 (March 08 1819)DeathBenjamin Ruggles Woodbridge, doctor, Massachusetts militia officer, member of the Massachusetts legislature (born in 1739)
March 8th, 1817 (March 08 1817)EventThe New York Stock Exchange is founded.
March 8th, 1814 (March 08 1814)BirthEde Szigligeti, Hungarian dramatist (died in 1878)
March 8th, 1799 (March 08 1799)BirthSimon Cameron, U.S. Secretary of War (died in 1889)
March 8th, 1783 (March 08 1783)BirthHannah Van Buren, wife of Martin Van Buren (died in 1819)Martin Van Buren Quotes
March 8th, 1782 (March 08 1782)EventGnadenhutten massacre: Some 90 Native Americans in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, who had converted to Christianity were killed by Pennsylvania militiamen in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indians.
March 8th, 1775 (March 08 1775)EventThomas Paine s African Slavery in America was publishedied in It was the first article in the United States calling for the emancipation of all slaves and the abolition of slavery.Thomas Paine Quotes
March 8th, 1771 (March 08 1771)DeathLouis August le Clerc, French-born sculptor (born in 1688)
March 8th, 1765 (March 08 1765)EventThe British House of Lords passes the Stamp Act to tax the American colonies.
March 8th, 1757 (March 08 1757)DeathThomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (born in 1701)
March 8th, 1748 (March 08 1748)BirthWilliam V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic
March 8th, 1746 (March 08 1746)BirthAndre Michaux, French botanist (died in 1802)
March 8th, 1731 (March 08 1731)DeathFerdinand Brokoff, Czech sculptor (born in 1688)
March 8th, 1726 (March 08 1726)BirthRichard Howe, British admiral (died in 1799)
March 8th, 1714 (March 08 1714)BirthCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German composer (died in 1788)
March 8th, 1712 (March 08 1712)BirthJohn Fothergill, English physician (died in 1780)
March 8th, 1702 (March 08 1702)EventAnne Stuart, the sister of the childless Mary II, becomes Queen regnant of England, Scotland, and Ireland after the death of William III of Orange.
March 8th, 1702 (March 08 1702)DeathWilliam III of England (born in 1650)
March 8th, 1700 (March 08 1700)BirthAnne Bonny Irish-American pirate (died in 1782)
March 8th, 1674 (March 08 1674)DeathCharles Sorel, sieur de Souvigny, French writer (born in 1597)
March 8th, 1659 (March 08 1659)BirthIsaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (died in 1738)
March 8th, 1641 (March 08 1641)DeathXu Xiake, Chinese adventurer (born in 1587)
March 8th, 1618 (March 08 1618)EventJohannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion.
March 8th, 1560 (March 08 1560)BirthDon Carlo Gesualdo, Italian composer (died in 1613)
March 8th, 1550 (March 08 1550)DeathSaint John of God, a saint (born in 1495)
March 8th, 1514 (March 08 1514)BirthAmago Haruhisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (died in 1562)
March 8th, 1495 (March 08 1495)BirthJohn of God, Portuguese-born friar and saint (died in 1550)
March 8th, 1293 (March 08 1293)BirthBeatrice of Castile, queen of Portugal (died in 1359)
March 8th, 1286 (March 08 1286)BirthJohn III, Duke of Brittany (died in 1341)
March 8th, 1223 (March 08 1223)DeathWincenty Kadlubek, Polish chronicler (born in 1161)
March 8th, 1202 (March 08 1202)DeathSverre of Norway
March 8th, 1144 (March 08 1144)DeathPope Celestine II
March 8th, 1126 (March 08 1126)DeathUrraca of Castile (born in 1082)

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