Historical Events In March - 08
Friday, 22 September 2023
1957 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history 1st performance of David Diamond's 6th Symphony in Boston
1957 On this day in history othmar Schoeck, composer, dies at 70
1958 On this day in history william Faulkner says US schools degenerated to become babysitters
1958 Silky Sullivan comes from 40 lengths back to win by 3 at Santa Anita on March - 08.
1958 On this day in history josephina OFF "Frieda" Herberich, actress (Salontiroler), dies at 85
1959 Groucho, Chico &Harpo's final TV appearance together on March - 08.
1959 Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history groucho, Chico & Harpo's final TV appearance together
1959 Abdel Wahab Shawwaf, Iraqi colonel/putschist, murdered on March - 08.
1960 On March - 08 "Greenwillow" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 95 performances
1961 US nuclear submarine Patrick Henry arrives at Scottish naval base of Holy Loch from South Carolina in a record underseas journey of 66 days 22 hours on March - 08.
1961 Jean Kerr's "Mary, Mary," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1961 On March - 08 thomas Beecham, English conductor (Last Night of the Prom), dies at 81
1962 On this day in history the Beatles performed for the first time on the BBC
1962 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1962 Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC) on this day in history.
1963 Syrian Arab Republic Revolution Day Military coup in Syria on this day in history.
1963 On March - 08 syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day
1963 John Hartley, cricketer (bowl avg 115 in 2 Tests for Eng 1906), dies on March - 08.
1963 On March - 08 syrian Arab Republic Revolution Day: Military coup in Syria
1964 Malcolm X leaves Black Muslim Movement on this day in history.
1965 On March - 08 uS combat forces arrive in South Vietnam (3,500 Marines)
1965 1st US combat forces arrive in Vietnam (3,500 Marines) on March - 08.
1965 On this day in history esther Howard, actress (Detour), dies of heart attack at 72
1966 On this day in history an IRA bomb destroyed Nelson's Column in Dublin
1966 On March - 08 casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame
1966 "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 569 performances on this day in history.
1967 John F Bothwell, actor (Freckles-Our Gang), dies at 46 on March - 08.
1968 On March - 08 6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown MD)
1968 Students demonstrate in Warsaw on this day in history.
1969 Marriage of 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione in Palermo Italy on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history radio Hanoi broadcasts Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner"
1971 ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier, of Philadelphia, won a decision over Muhammad Ali, who had been previously undefeated on March - 08.