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Friday March 8, 2019

March 8: Day of the Week

March 8, 2019 was the 67th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 298 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

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

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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)

  • 1010
    Ferdowsi completes his Shāhnāmeh.
  • 1618
    Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion.
  • 1782
    Gnadenhütten massacre: Ninety-six Native Americans in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, who had converted to Christianity are killed by Pennsylvania militiamen in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indians.
  • 1817
    The New York Stock Exchange is founded.
  • 1917
    The United States Senate votes to limit filibusters by adopting the cloture rule.
  • 1949
    Mildred Gillars (“Axis Sally”) is condemned to prison for treason
  • 1957
    Egypt re-opens the Suez Canal after the Suez Crisis.
  • 1957
    Ghana joins the United Nations.
  • 1966
    A bomb planted by young Irish protesters destroys Nelson’s Pillar in Dublin.
  • 1978
    The first radio episode of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams, is transmitted on BBC Radio 4.

Who were born on March 8?

  • 1659
    Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (d. 1738)
  • 1931
    John McPhee, American writer and professor
  • 1938
    Bruno Pizzul, Italian sports journalist
  • 1955
    Don Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1981)
  • 1964
    Lance McCullers, American baseball player
  • 1975
    Fardeen Khan, Indian actor
  • 1979
    Tom Chaplin, English singer (Keane)
  • 1984
    Dave Moffatt, Canadian musician
  • 1990
    Kristinia DeBarge, American R&B singer
  • 1992
    Charlie Ray, American actress

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