Historical Events In March - 08
Wednesday, 27 September 2023
1919 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher on March - 08.
1919 Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1920 On March - 08 denmark &Cuba join the League of Nations
1920 On March - 08 the management of the Grand Trunk Pacific is entrusted to the Board of Directors appointed for the Canadian National Railways.
1920 Denmark & Cuba join the League of Nations on March - 08.
1920 Eileen Herlie, Glasgow Scot, actress (Myrtle Fargate-All My Children) on this day in history.
1920 On March - 08 rafael Obligado, Argentine writer (Santos Vega), dies at 69
1921 On this day in history spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.
1921 On this day in history cyd Charisse, [Tula Finklea], Amarillo Tx, dancer/actress (East Side)
1922 On March - 08 carl Furillo, Brooklyn Dodger (NL Batting Champ 1953)
1923 On March - 08 juan M G "Wancho" Evertsz, premier of Dutch Antilles (NVP, 1973-77)
1923 On March - 08 johannes S van der Waals, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1910), dies at 85
1924 On this day in history coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate UT
1924 On March - 08 coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate Utah
1924 On this day in history sean McClory, Dublin Ireland, actor (Jack-Californians, My Chauffeur)
1925 Darwin Horacio Vargas-Wallis, composer on March - 08.
1927 Pan American Airlines incorporates on March - 08.
1927 Jaromir Podesva, composer on this day in history.
1928 On March - 08 frank Michael Beyer, composer
1929 On this day in history uS worker union commission reports of slavery in Liberia
1930 On this day in history babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for $160,000 with New York Yankee GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"
1930 Mahatma Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India on this day in history.
1930 On March - 08 william Howard Taft, 27th US pres (1909-13)/Chief Justice, dies at 72
1931 Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1932 Jan de Louter, Dutch lawyer/tutor of Queen Wilhelmina, dies at 84 on March - 08.
1934 On this day in history edwin Hubble photo shows as many galaxies as Milky Way has stars
1936 The first stock car race is held in Daytona Beach, Florida on this day in history.
1937 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1939 On March - 08 lenore Coffee & William Joyce Cowan's "Family Portrait," premieres
1941 1st baseball player drafted into WW II (Hugh Mulcahy, Phillies) on this day in history.
1941 Jose Serrano Simeon, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1942 First Japanese landings in New Guinea on this day in history.
1942 Japanese forces captures Rangoon Burma on March - 08.
1942 On March - 08 kNIL, Dutch colonial army on Java, surrenders to Japanese armies