8 March

8 March

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 8th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 8th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International women’s day.
  • National Peanut Cluster Day
  • National Proofreading Day
  • National Organize Your Home Office Day

Historic Events

1944: Nurses landing on Normandy Beach in 1944

Nurses landing on Normandy Beach in 1944

A british crew charge 1000 pound bombs inside a Avro Lancaster, WW2.


1941: German Army soldier sorting ammunition, Eastern Front. 1941.

German Army soldier sorting ammunition, Eastern Front. 1941.

Tragic Incidents

1943: Japanese forces attacked American troops on Hill 700 in Bougainville. The battle lasted five days in 1943!

1924: Mine disaster kills 172 coal miners near Castle Gate, Utah!

1917: On this day, in 1917 a massive strike took place in Saint Petersburg,Russia by women for ‘Bread And Peace’ happened as the first International Women’s Day. On 8 March, 1975, the UN officially recognised this day and christened it as international womens day.

On this day, in 1917 a massive strike took place in Saint Petersburg,Russia by women for ‘Bread And Peace’ happened as the first International Women’s Day. On 8 March, 1975, the UN officially recognised this day and christened it as international womens day.

1618: Johannes Kepler discovered the third Law of Planetary Motion in 1618!

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Blanco was born.
  • Fardeen Khan was born.
  • Lynn Redgrave was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • William III died.
  • Harald Vallerius died.
  • William Cooper died.

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