See also International Women's Day
March 8 in recent years
2009 (Sunday)
2008 (Saturday)
2007 (Thursday)
2006 (Wednesday)
2005 (Tuesday)
2004 (Monday)
2003 (Saturday)
2002 (Friday)
2001 (Thursday)
2000 (Wednesday)

March 8 is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 298 days remaining until the end of the year.


  • 1775 - Thomas Paine's "African Slavery in America" was published. It was the first article in the United States calling for the emancipation of all slaves and the abolition of slavery.
  • 1945 - The allies send large numbers of troops across the Rhine significantly reinforcing and expanding the tenuous bridgehead at the captured railway Bridge at Remagen allowing them to push some armor across the Rhine and better secure the nascent lodgement.
  • 1963 - The Ba'ath Party comes to power in Syria in a Coup d'état by a clique of quasi-leftist Syrian Army officers calling themselves the National Council of the Revolutionary Command.



1983 - William Walton, English composer (b. 1902)

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80 Familypedia people were born on March 8

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Stoffel Bartelsz (1731-1788)Bartel Stoffelsz (1705-)Antje Pieters (1705-)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Zachary Alden (1667-1672)John Alden (1622-1701)Elizabeth Phillips (1622-1695)
Arthur Allan Bang (1922-2004)Hans Bang (1897-1972)Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)
William Richardson Belknap (1849-1914)William Burke Belknap (1811-1889)Mary Richardson (1821-1843)
Jacobus Dirksz Bergman (1756-)Dirk Japikse Borgman (1725-1796)Aeltie Kemme (c1725-)
Courtland Philip Livingston Butler (1813-1891)Samuel Herrick Butler (1785-1851)Judith Livingston (1785-1858)
Catherine Shannon Carey (1896-1969)Jeremiah Carey (bef1886-)Rose A Flanagan (bef1886-)
James Guilford Carter (1891-1967)Eli Jackson Carter (1850-1942)
Martha Bell (1879-1950)Joseph McClure Bell (1836-1895)Harriet McClure (1841-)
Phoebe Whittemore Carter (1807-1885)Ezra Carter (1773-1868)Sarah Fabyan (1775-1845)
David Cheney (1857-1926)Elam Cheney (1825-1912)Talitha Cumi Garlick (1824-1902)
Thomas Clarke (1599-1697)
Irvine Crain (1852-1927)Thomas Crain (1819-1883)Matilda Lindsay (1821-1907)
Hannah Doty (c1734-?)Samuel Doty (c1682-1740)Mercy Cobb (c1704-?)
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76 Familypedia people died on March 8

 FatherMotherAge at death
Samuel Adams (1689-1748)John Adams (1661-1702)Hannah Webb (1665-1694)59
Adélaïde I de Bourgogne (1209-1279)Otto I. von Andechs-Meranien (-1234)Beatrice II de Bourgogne (1191-1231)70
Seymour Apps (1846-1917)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)71
Paulus Bakker (1766-1846)Cornelis Bakker (1722-1822)Jannetje Blauw (1724-1795)
Philip Ballard (c1722-1778)William Ballard (1684-1754)Philadelphia Lea (1682-)56
Anna Catherine Bangasser (1876-1958)Matthias Bangasser (1850-1930)Elizabeth Rodemeier (1850-1916)82
Frances Millicent Bath (1875-1955)Alfred Bath (1842-1900)Sophie Caroline Hogenow (c1845-1887)80
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)Lyman Beecher (1775-1863)Roxanna Foote (1775-1818)74
Aelken Beernink (1692-1759)Sondag Beerninck (c1640-1706)Hinneken Unknown (1640-1705)67
John Bigelow (1681-1770)Joshua Bigelow (1655-1745)Elizabeth Flagg (1655-1729)89
Elizabeth Bill (1767-1846)Ephraim Bill (1719-1802)Lydia Huntington (1727-1798)79
John Theodore Thomas Boyd (1825-1891)Alexander Boyd (1792-1869)Susan Browne (c1786-1873)66
Levinah Brigham (1711-1749)Elnathan Brigham (1683-1758)Bethiah Ward (1681-1765)
Clarence Robert Brown (1898-1990)Enoch Brown (1859-1915)Louisa Holland (1871-1965)92
Dorothy Margaret Browne (1888-1961)Valentine Charles Browne, 5th Earl of Kenmare (1860-1941)Elizabeth Baring (1867-1944)73
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80 Familypedia people were first married on March 8

 FatherMotherJoined with
Franz I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1510-1581)Magnus I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1470-1543)Katharina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1488-1563)Sibylle von Sachsen (1515-1592)
John Barnes (1763-1834)Daniel Barnes (1736-1813)Martha Brigham (1739-1769)Sarah Howe (1766-1844)
John Belasyse (1614-1689)Thomas Belasyse, 1st Viscount Fauconberg (1577-1653)Barbara Cholmley (c1575-1619)Jane Boteler (c1621-bef1657)+Anne Crane (-1662)+Anne Paulet (c1634-1694)
Cecilia Bowes-Lyon (1912-1947)Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1884-1949)Dorothy Beatrix Godolphin Osborne (1888-1946)Kenneth Douglas Evelyn Herbert Harington (1911-2007)
Robert Brudenell, 6th Earl of Cardigan (1769-1837)Robert Brudenell (1726-1768)Anne Bisshopp (1734-1803)Penelope Anne Cooke (c1770-1826)
George Burgess (1829-1905)John Burgess (c1789-1844)Jane Willis (c1788-1860)Mary Crouch (1836-1862)+Eliza Knight (1844-1878)
James A.W.F. Butler (1849-1943)John Butler (1808-1854)Frances Jane PagetEllen Stager
Willard Richards Card (living)Orson Rega Card (1891-1984)Lucana Richards (1893-1991)Peggy Jane Park (living)
John Richard Carter (1837-1925)Joseph Carter (1796-1841)Frances Ham (1816-1900)Harriett Whiteman (c1840-c1884)+Maria Dewson (1838-1905)
Rebecca Charlton (1804-1886)William Charlton (1768-1839)Mary Gittos (c1771-1847)William Augustus Cupitt (1797-1866)
Ann Jane Chaseling (1854-1942)John Chaseling (1821-1884)Mary Ann Rose (1821-1893)Elijah Laughton (1848-1911)+George Sheen (1863-1932)
Penelope Anne Cooke (c1770-1826)George John Cooke (c1736-1785)Penelope Bowyer (1746-1820)Robert Brudenell, 6th Earl of Cardigan (1769-1837)
Eldon Lindsey Cyrus (1895-1975)Joseph Morgan Cyrus (1871-1939)Sarah Elvessa Hayes (1872-1934)Verlina Adeline Hay (1894-1980)
Enid Adelaide Emerton (1902-1974)Charles Emerton (1851-1933)Ellen Meredith (c1855-1920)Wilfred Morris Palmer (1903-1995)
Samuel Forbush (1674-1766)Daniel Forbush (1620-1687)Rebecca Perriman (1639-1677)Abigail Rice (1671-1788)
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