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What Happened on March 8th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 International Women's Day marches in Mexico become violent with 62 police officers and 19 civilians injured in Mexico City alone.
2018 The first Aurat March (social/political demonstration) was held being International Women's Day in Karachi, Pakistan, since then annually held across Pakistan and feminist slogan Mera Jism Meri Marzi (My body, my choice), in demand for women's right to bodily autonomy and against gender-based violence came into vogue in Pakistan.[36][37]
2017 The Azure Window, a natural arch on the Maltese island of Gozo, collapses in stormy weather.
2014 In one of aviation's greatest mysteries, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, carrying a total of 239 people, disappears en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
2004 A new constitution is signed by Iraq's Governing Council.
1985 A supposed failed assassination attempt on Islamic cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah in Beirut, Lebanon kills at least 56 and injures 180 others.
1983 Cold War: While addressing a convention of Evangelicals, U.S. President Ronald Reagan labels the Soviet Union an "evil empire".
1979 Philips demonstrates the compact disc publicly for the first time.
1966 Nelson's Pillar in Dublin, Ireland, destroyed by a bomb.
1965 Vietnam War: US Marines arrive at Da Nang.
1963 The Ba'ath Party comes to power in Syria in a coup d'état
1950 The iconic Volkswagen Type 2 "Bus" begins production.
1942 World War II: The Dutch East Indies surrender Java to the Imperial Japanese Army
1942 World War II: Imperial Japanese Army forces captured Rangoon, Burma from British.
1937 Spanish Civil War: The Battle of Guadalajara begins.
1936 Daytona Beach and Road Course holds its first oval stock car race.
1924 A mine disaster kills 172 coal miners near Castle Gate, Utah.
1921 Spanish Prime Minister Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while on his way home from the parliament building in Madrid.
1917 International Women's Day protests in Petrograd mark the beginning of the February Revolution (February 23 in the Julian calendar).
1917 The United States Senate votes to limit filibusters by adopting the cloture rule.
1916 World War I: A British force unsuccessfully attempts to relieve the siege of Kut (present-day Iraq) in the Battle of Dujaila.
1910 French aviator Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman to receive a pilot's license.
1868 Sakai incident: Japanese samurai kill 11 French sailors in the port of Sakai, Osaka.
1844 King Oscar I ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
1844 The Althing, the parliament of Iceland, was reopened after 45 years of closure.
1801 War of the Second Coalition: At the Battle of Abukir, a British force under Sir Ralph Abercromby lands in Egypt with the aim of ending the French campaign in Egypt and Syria.
1782 Gnadenhutten massacre: Ninety-six Native Americans in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, who had converted to Christianity, are killed by Pennsylvania militiamen in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indian tribes.
1775 An anonymous writer, thought by some to be Thomas Paine, publishes "African Slavery in America", the first article in the American colonies calling for the emancipation of slaves and the abolition of slavery.
1736 Nader Shah, founder of the Afsharid dynasty, is crowned Shah of Iran.
1722 The Safavid Empire of Iran is defeated by an army from Afghanistan at the Battle of Gulnabad.
1702 Queen Anne, the younger sister of Mary II, becomes Queen regnant of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
1658 Treaty of Roskilde: After a devastating defeat in the Northern Wars (1655–1661), Frederick III, the King of Denmark–Norway is forced to give up nearly half his territory to Sweden.
1558 The city of Pori (Swedish: Björneborg) was founded by Duke John on the shores of the Gulf of Bothnia.
1262 Battle of Hausbergen between bourgeois militias and the army of the bishop of Strasbourg.
1126 Following the death of his mother, queen Urraca of León, Alfonso VII is proclaimed king of León.
1010 Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh.
Famous People Born on March 8

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Year Name
1931 John McPhee, American author and educator
1959 Aidan Quinn, Irish-American actor
1748 William V, Prince of Orange (d. 1806)
1827 Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist and anthropologist (d. 1875)
1998 Tali Darsigny, Canadian weightlifter
1935 George Coleman, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader
1746 André Michaux, French botanist and explorer (d. 1802)
1922 Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese author and illustrator (d. 2015)
1858 Ida Hunt Udall, American diarist and homesteader (d. 1915)
1976 Freddie Prinze Jr., American actor, producer, and screenwriter
Famous People Deaths On March 8

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Date Name
1717 Abraham Darby I, English blacksmith (b. 1678)
1550 John of God, Portuguese friar and saint (b. 1495)
2020 Max von Sydow, Swedish actor (b. 1929)
1872 Priscilla Susan Bury, British botanist (b. 1799)
1126 Urraca of León and Castile (b. 1079)
2005 César Lattes, Brazilian physicist and academic (b. 1924)
1999 Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentinian journalist and author (b. 1914)
2019 Marshall Brodien, American actor (b. 1934)
1975 George Stevens, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1904)
1869 Hector Berlioz, French composer, conductor, and critic (b. 1803)