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Importance of 08th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 08th March special in the world history.

1999
Death of Joe DiMaggio, American baseball star
United States
1989
Martial law was imposed in Lhasa after 3 days of demonstrations against Chinese rule of Tibet
China
1983
Death of William Walton, British composer .
Great Britain
1961
Death of Sir Thomas Beecham, Conductor
Great Britain
1910
Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman to receive a pilot license.
France
1859
Birth of Kenneth Grahame, British writer (The Wind in the Willows)
Great Britain
1817
The New York Stock exchange was founded.
United States
1753
Birth of William Roscoe, campaigner against slavery
Great Britain
1702
Queen Anne's reign starts, the last monarch of the Stuart dynasty.
Great Britain
1702
Birth of Anne Bonny, notorious pirate in the crew of Captain Jack Rackham
Ireland
1655
John Casor was declared to be a slave, the first person to be legally recognised as a slave in the North American Colonies. His owner Anthony Johnson was also black.
United States
1144
Death of Pope Celestine II
Italy
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