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Monday March 8, 2021

March 8: Day of the Week

March 8, 2021 is the 67th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 298 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

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

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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.

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March 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 1844
    King Oscar I ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
  • 1910
    French aviatrix Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman to receive a pilot’s license.
  • 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).
  • 1921
    Spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.
  • 1937
    Spanish Civil War: The Battle of Guadalajara begins.
  • 1957
    Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal after the Suez Crisis.
  • 1957
    Ghana joins the United Nations.
  • 1974
    Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.
  • 1979
    Philips demonstrates the Compact Disc publicly for the first time.
  • 1999
    The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing.

Who were born on March 8?

  • 1702
    Anne Bonny, Irish-American pirate (d. 1782)
  • 1847
    John Lister, English politician (d. 1933)
  • 1920
    Douglass Wallop, American novelist and playwright (d. 1985)
  • 1926
    Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor (d. 2001)
  • 1931
    Neil Postman, American cultural critic (d. 2003)
  • 1942
    Dick Allen, American baseball player
  • 1947
    Mike Allsup, American musician (Three Dog Night)
  • 1958
    Gary Numan, British singer
  • 1972
    Angie Hart, Australian pop singer
  • 1984
    Dave Moffatt, Canadian musician

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