March 08 in History – What happened on 08 March in Past

08 March - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on March 08, the day number in a year is 67 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 68. March 08 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

March 08 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1534Bahadur Shah of Gujarat looted Chittorgarh.
1576A letter to King Philip II of Spain contained the first European mention of the Mayan ruins of Copán in modern Honduras.
1618German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler discoveredthe third law of planetary motion.
1655The court of Northampton County, Colony of Virginia, made JohnCasor the first legally recognized slave in England's North Americancolonies.
1658After a devastating defeat in the Northern Wars, King Frederick III of Denmark–Norway was forced to give up nearly half his Danish territory to Sweden to save the rest.
1702Princess Anne of Denmark and Norway became the Queen ofEngland, Scotland and Ireland, succeeding William III.
1702Mehrani Anne assumed power after the death of King William III of England.
1706The princely state of Catalonia formed its mini-parliament and was presided over by King Carlos III of Spain.
1736Nader Shah, founder of the Afsharid dynasty, was crowned Shah of Iran.
1777The regiments of Eggbach and Beirut were sent to the city of Oxenfurt to support Great Britain in an uprising in the American Revolutionary War.
1838American mint operation started in New Orleans.
1855Bates College was founded in Louisston, Maine by abolitionists.
1875The famous poet Mirza Salamat Ali Dabir of Urdu died.
1890North Dakota State University founded in Fargo.
1910French aviatrix Raymonde de Laroche became the first woman toreceive a pilot's licence.
1911International Women's Day was celebrated for the first time in Europe.
1919During the Egyptian Revolution of 1919, British authoritiesarrested Saad Zaghloul and two others, exiling them to Malta.
1921Famous film lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi was born.
1921President Edwardo Dato was killed while exiting Parliament in the Spanish capital Madrid.
1924Three violent explosions at a coal mine near Castle Gate, Utah, US, killed all 171 miners working there.
1924172 coal minerals died in the United States of Castle Gate city of Utah.
1930Mahatma Gandhi started the Civil Disobedience Movement.
1942The Rangoon army entered Japan.
1948Air India International was established.
1953Vasundhara Raje Scindia, the first woman Chief Minister of Rajasthan, was born.
1963The Ba'ath Party came to power in Syria in a coup d'état by aclique of quasi-leftist Syrian Army officers calling themselves theNational Council of the Revolutionary Command.
1972A plane bomb exploded at Las Vegas airport in the United States.
1974Charles de Gaulle Airport is open in Paris, France.
1975The United States declared International Women's Day.
1977The Australian Parliament was opened by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia.
1978BBC Radio 4 transmitted the first episode of English author anddramatist Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a sciencefiction radio series that was later adapted into novels, a televisionseries, and other media formats.
1979Philips first made the compact disc public.
1983The Cold War: During a speech to the National Association of Evangelicals in Orlando, Florida, U.S. President Ronald Reagan described the Soviet Union as an 'evil empire'.
1985A car bomb blast in Beirut killed 80 people and injured more than 175 people.
1989A new theatre named ‘Plymouth Theatre’ was opened by ‘Heidi Chronicles’ to perform 621 performances at the New York.
1991The United States of America has made a nuclear test at ‘Nevada Test Site’
1993A well known famous singer named Fela Kuti of Nigeria was arrested by the police as they found him the suspicion of the murder.
1994Two flights named B737 and Ilyushin-86 crashed with each other which lead to 8 deaths and a large number of injured people in New Delhi.
1995The new President of Greece is Costis Stephanopoulos.
2003Malta approved to join the European Union in a referendum.
2006Russia withdrew its proposal on the Iran case.
2009India's leading golf player Jyoti Randhawa won the Thailand Open title.
2010The French navy caught 35 suspected pirates in the off coast of Somalia. It was the most successful mission of European Union’s.
2011California authorities investigated about a large number of fish killing at the King Harbor Marino in the Redond Beach, USA.
2013Former President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez died. Vice President Nicolas Maduro became the interim President.
20141,29,000 jobs have been added in January in the payrolls of U.S.A and 1,75,000 jobs added in February, being a difficult winter weather.
2014International Women’s Day has been celebrated by the UNO. The theme of the celebration is ‘Equality for Women is progress for all’.
2014Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared en route from KualaLumpur to Beijing, prompting the most expensive search in aviationhistory.



Famous Birthdays of March 08:

YearName / Profession / Country
1990Kristinia DeBarge / Writer / United States of America
1830João de Deus / Poet / Portugal
1726Richard Howe / Politician / United Kingdom
1970Jason Elam / Footballer / United States of America
1822Ignacy Łukasiewicz / Business Man / Poland
1984Rafik Djebbour / Footballer / Algeria
1987Jonathan Wright / Rugby Player / Australia
1976Freddie Prinze / Actor / United States of America
1912Meldrim Thomson / Politician / United States of America
1939Robert Tear / Tenor / United Kingdom
1960Jeffrey Eugenides / Author / United States of America
1989Harmanpreet Kaur / Player / India
1954Digambar Kamat / Politician / India
1939Lynn Seymour / Choreographer / Canada
1991Miriam Bryant / Singer / Sweden
1714Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach / Pianist / Germany
1979Apathy / Producer / United States of America
1983André Santos / Footballer / Brazil
1926Francisco Rabal / Actor / Spain
1958Andy McDonald / Politician / United Kingdom
1712John Fothergill / Physician / United Kingdom
1896Charlotte Whitton / Politician / Canada
1937Juvénal Habyarimana / Politician / Rwanda
1914Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich / Astronomer / Russia
1968Michael Bartels / Racing Car Driver / Germany
1920Douglass Wallop / Author / United States of America
1899Elmer Keith / Author / United States of America
1550William Drury / Politician / United Kingdom
1997Jurina Matsui / Actress / Japan
1957William Edward Childs / Composer / United States of America

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Read in Hindi : 08 मार्च की प्रमुख ऐतिहासिक घटनाएं

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