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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]
- 1010 - Persie poet Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh.
- 1618 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law o planetary motion.
- 1658 - Peace o Roskilde: Denmark cedes some o its territory tae Swaden.
- 1817 - The New York Stock Exchynge is foondit.
- 1910 - Raymonde de Laroche o Fraunce acomes the first wumman tae gain a pilot's licence.
- 1911 - First Observances o Internaitional Weemen's Day.
- 1917 - The Februar Revolution stairts in Roushie (Julian calendar date wis 23 Februar).
- 1920 - The Arab Kinrick o Sirie is creatit.
- 1957 - Egyp re-opens the Suez Canal efter the Suez crisis.
- 1957 - Ghana jyns the Unitit Naitions.
- 1966 - Nelson's Pillar in Dublin is blown up bi members o the Erse Republican Airmy.
- 1974 - Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport opens.
- 1985 - A car bomb attack in Beirut, Lebanon, kills at least 80 fowk.
- 2003 - A referendum is held in Maltae on jynin 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, efter turnin roond towards the Indie Ocean. Its whereabouts are still unkent.
- 2017 - The "Azure Window" rock featur on the Maltese island o Gozo collapses intae the sea.
- 2017 - At least 49 fowk are kilt in a bomb attack on a militar hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1636 - Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess o Lowden, Scots peer (d. 1703)
- 1714 - Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, German componer (d. 1788)
- 1818 - Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, 9t Baronet, Scots historical writer, historian an politeecian (d. 1878)
- 1824 - John Elder, Scots ingineer an shipbigger (d. 1869)
- 1859 - Kenneth Grahame, Scots writer (d. 1932)
- 1879 - Otto Hahn, German chemist (d. 1968)
- 1886 - Alexander Fraser, 20t Laird Saltoun, Scots peer (d. 1979)
- 1899 - Eric Linklater, Scots writer (d. 1974)
- 1922 - Ralph H. Baer, German-American inventor, video gemme designer an ingineer (d. 2014)
- 1922 - Cyd Charisse, American actress (d. 2008)
- 1924 - Georges Charpak, Pols-French pheesicist (d. 2010)
- 1929 - Hebe Camargo, Brazilian sangster, actress an presenter (d. 2012)
- 1940 - John Divers, Scots fitbawer (d. 2014)
- 1941 - Norman Stone, Scots historian an author
- 1943 - Lynn Redgrave, Inglis actress (d. 2010)
- 1948 - Jonathan Sacks, Inglis rabbi
- 1949 - Antonello Venditti, Italian sangster-sangwriter
- 1954 - David Wilkie, Scots soummer
- 1958 - Gary Numan, Inglis sangster an muisicker
- 1964 - Mark Oaten, Inglish politeecian
- 1966 - Anne McLaughlin, Scots politeecian
- 1970 - Nazario Moreno Gonzalez, Mexican drog laird (d. 2014)
- 1974 - Ash Denham, Scots politeecian
- 1979 - Ross Tokely, Scots fitbawer
- 1981 - Laura Main, Scots actress
- 1982 - Marjorie Estiano, Brazilian sangster an actress
- 1990 - Petra Kvitova, Czech tennis player
- 1996 - Callum Crane, Scots fitbawer
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1144 - Pape Celestine II
- 1403 - Bayezid II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1360)
- 1702 - William II, Keeng o Scots (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)
- 1917 - Ferdinand von Zeppelin, German aircraft manufacturer (b. 1838)
- 1921 - Andrew Watson, Scots fitbawer (b. 1856)
- 1930 - William Howard Taft, 27nt Preses o the Unitit States (b. 1857)
- 1999 - Joe DiMaggio, American fitbaa player (b. 1914)
- 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 warldwide)
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