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Wednesday March 8, 2017

March 8: Day of the Week

March 8, 2017 is the 67th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 298 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

March 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 1618
    Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion.
  • 1722
    The Safavid Empire of Iran is defeated by an army from Afghanistan at The Battle of Gulnabad, pushing Iran into anarchy.
  • 1916
    World War I: A British force unsuccessfully attempts to relieve the siege of Kut (present-day Iraq) in the Battle of Dujaila.
  • 1917
    International Women’s Day protests in St. Petersburg mark the beginning of the February Revolution (so named because it was February on the Julian calendar).
  • 1917
    The United States Senate votes to limit filibusters by adopting the cloture rule.
  • 1920
    The Arab Kingdom of Syria, the first modern Arab state to come into existence, is established.
  • 1936
    Daytona Beach Road Course holds its first oval stock car race.
  • 1937
    Spanish Civil War: The Battle of Guadalajara begins.
  • 1942
    World War II: The Dutch surrender to Japanese forces on Java.
  • 1957
    The 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 U.S. state of Georgia.

Who were born on March 8?

  • 1804
    Alvan Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (d. 1887)
  • 1856
    Colin Campbell Cooper, American Impressionist painter (d. 1937)
  • 1865
    Frederic Goudy, American type designer (d. 1947)
  • 1922
    Ralph H. Baer, German-born American inventor
  • 1945
    Anselm Kiefer, German painter
  • 1952
    George Felix Allen, American politician, 67th Governor of Virginia
  • 1962
    Kim Ung-Yong, Korean child prodigy
  • 1965
    Kenny Smith, American basketball player
  • 1978
    Mohammed Bouyeri, Dutch-Moroccan assassin
  • 1980
    Charli Delaney, Australian singer (Hi-5)

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