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Tuesday March 8, 2022

March 8: Day of the Week

March 8, 2022 was the 67th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 298 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

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

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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)

  • 1655
    John Casor becomes the first legally-recognized slave in England’s North American colonies.
  • 1722
    The Safavid Empire of Iran is defeated by an army from Afghanistan at The Battle of Gulnabad, pushing Iran into anarchy.
  • 1775
    An anonymous writer, thought by some to be Thomas Paine, publishes “African Slavery in America”, the first article in the American colonies calling for the emancipation of slaves and the abolition of slavery.
  • 1817
    The New York Stock Exchange is founded.
  • 1844
    King Oscar I ascends to the thrones of Sweden and Norway.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: The iron-clad Ship CSS (formerly USS Merrimack) is launched at Hampton Roads, Virginia.
  • 1911
    International Women’s Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women’s Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany.
  • 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.
  • 1957
    Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal after the Suez Crisis.

Who were born on March 8?

  • 1726
    Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe, Royal Navy admiral of the fleet (d. 1799)
  • 1891
    Sam Jaffe, American actor (d. 1984)
  • 1931
    John McPhee, American writer and professor
  • 1936
    Gábor Szabó, Hungarian guitarist (d. 1982)
  • 1945
    Micky Dolenz, American musician (The Monkees)
  • 1949
    Antonello Venditti, Italian singer-songwriter
  • 1959
    Lester Holt, American television journalist
  • 1963
    Mike Lalor, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1976
    Ryan Freel, American baseball player
  • 1977
    Johann Vogel, Swiss footballer

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