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 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 297 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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105 Familypedia people were born on March 8

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
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)
Walter Lyons Alston (1912-1971)Walter McHendry Alston (1878-1938)Grizel Lyons (1884-1929)
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-)
Neltje Brandsen (1807-1895)Klaas Brandsen (1775-1841)Lijsbeth Ruijtenberg (c1780-1842)
Impje Buijsman (1804-1834)Pieter Buijsman (1763-1836)Marijtje Jong (1767-1845)
Courtland Philip Livingston Butler (1813-1891)Samuel Herrick Butler (1785-1851)Judith Livingston (1785-1858)
Ágnes Bánffy de Losoncz (1913-1979)Endre Bánffy de Losoncz (1879-1962)Antónia Zichy de Zich und Vásonykeő (1884-1946)
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)
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97 Familypedia people died on March 8

 FatherMotherAge at death
Oleg Ingvarevich Krasnyi (c1215-1258)Ingvar Igoryevich of Ryazan (c1190-1235)
Yuri Andreyevich of Suzdal (c1243-1279)Andrei II Yaroslavich of Vladimir (c1222-1264)Ustyniya Daniilovna of Halych (c1232-c1279)
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
Veit Bach (1550-1619)
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
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105 Familypedia people were first married on March 8

 FatherMotherJoined with
Miriam Josephine Adair (1851-1873)George Washington Adair (1818-1897)Miriam Jane Billingsley (1829-1912)William Holgate (1846-1915)
Rebecca Francis Adair (1852-1908)Joseph Adair (1806-1858)Rebecca Frances Mangum (1814-1890)Jeremiah Stayner (1845-1918)
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)
María Fortunata Assumma (1918-2002)Giuseppe Assumma (1882-1947)Ángela Bilotti (1886-1970)Ernesto Rodolfo Hintze (1916-1996)
John Barnes (1763-1834)Daniel Barnes (1736-1813)Martha Brigham (1739-1769)Sarah Howe (1766-1844)
Samuel Barrett (1669-1732)William Barrett (1629-1689)Mary Barnard (1639-1673)Sarah Manning (1668-1742)
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)
John Moore Blackmore (1723-1793)John Blackmore (1704-1742)Mary Moore (1698-1724)Elizabeth Tozer (1723-1808)
Eli Whitney Blake (1836-1895)Eli Whitney Blake (1795-1886)Eliza Maria O'Brien (1795-1876)Helen Mary Rood (1832-1869)
Hannah Bootman (1721-1791)Matthew Bootman (1693-1759)Hannah Cummings (1690-1758)Hubbard Gould (1720-1800)
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 (1921-2016)Orson Rega Card (1891-1984)Lucena Richards (1893-1991)Peggy Jane Park (1923-2015)
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