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The 8t o Mairch is the 67t day o the year (68t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 298 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1618 - Johannes Kepler discover the third law o planetary motion.
- 1658 - Peace o Roskilde: Denmark cedes some o its territory tae Swaden.
- 1911 - First Observances o Internaitional Weemen's Day.
- 1917 - The Februar Revolution stairts in Roushie (Julian calendar date wis 23 Februar).
- 1957 - Egyp re-opens the Suez Canal efter the Suez crisis.
- 1957 - Ghana joins the Unitit Naitions.
- 1974 - Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport opens.
- 2003 - A referendum is held in Malta on joining the European Union. A majority supports the proposal.
- 2014 - Malaysia Airlines Flicht 370, wi 239 fowk on baird, disappears on a flicht frae Kuala Lumpur, Malaysie tae Beijing, Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. Its whereabouts are still unkent.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1714 - Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, German componer (d. 1788)
- 1859 - Kenneth Grahame, Scots writer (d. 1932)
- 1879 - Otto Hahn, German chemist (d. 1968)
- 1922 - Cyd Charisse, American actress (d. 2008)
- 1929 - Hebe Camargo, Brazilian sangster, actress an presenter (d. 2012)
- 1943 - Lynn Redgrave, Inglis actress (d. 2010)
- 1948 - Jonathan Sacks, Inglis rabbi
- 1954 - David Wilkie, Scots swimmer
- 1958 - Gary Numan, Inglis sangster an muisicker
- 1964 - Mark Oaten, Inglish politeecian
- 1970 - Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, Mexican drug lord (d. 2014)
- 1982 - Marjorie Estiano, Brazilian sangster an actress
- 1990 - Petra Kvitova, Czech tennis player
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1144 - Pape Celestine II
- 1403 - Bayezid II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1360)
- 1702 - William III o England (b. 1650)
- 1844 - Charles XIV o Swaden (b. 1763)
- 1869 - Hector Berlioz, French componer (b. 1803)
- 1874 - Millard Fillmore, 13t Preses o the Unitit States (b. 1800)
- 1930 - William Howard Taft, 27nt Preses o the Unitit States (b. 1857)
- 2015 - Sam Simon, American producer an writer (b. 1955)
- 2016 - George Martin, Inglis muisicker, producer an componer (b. 1926)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 8 Mairch is the eat day o the follaein saunts:
- St. John o God
- St. Senan
- St. Arian an Companions
- St. Beoadh
- St. Veremundus
- St. Vincent Kadlubek
- St. Duthac
- St. Beoadh
- St. Julian o Toledo
- St. Rhian
- St. Quintilis
- St. Ogmund
- St. Philemon
- Internaitional Weemen's Day (observed worldwide)
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