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  • Beijing, China
    Friday Mar 08, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Yuan Was Inaugurated as The Provisional President of The Republic of China

    Beijing, China
    Friday Mar 08, 1912

    On 10 March, Yuan was inaugurated in Beijing as the provisional president of the Republic of China.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Mar 08, 1917

    Vladimir Lenin

    February Revolution

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Mar 08, 1917

    In February 1917, the February Revolution broke out in St. Petersburg – renamed Petrograd at the beginning of the First World War – as industrial workers went on strike over food shortages and deteriorating factory conditions.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Mar 08, 1917

    Josip Broz Tito

    The February Revolution

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Mar 08, 1917

    During the February Revolution, a crowd broke into the prison and returned Broz to the POW camp. A Bolshevik he had met while working on the railway told Broz that his son was working in an engineering works in Petrograd.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Mar 08, 1917

    Joseph Stalin

    February Revolution

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Thursday Mar 08, 1917

    Stalin was in the city when the February Revolution took place; uprisings broke out in Petrograd—as Saint Petersburg had been renamed—and Tsar Nicholas II abdicated to escape being violently overthrown. In Old style it was on 23/2/1917.




  • Shibuya Station, Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Mar 08, 1935

    Hachikō

    Hachikō's Death

    Shibuya Station, Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Mar 08, 1935

    Hachikō died on March 8, 1935, at the age of 11. He was found on a street in Shibuya.




  • Shibuya Station, Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Mar 08, 1936

    Hachikō

    Annual ceremony

    Shibuya Station, Tokyo, Japan
    Sunday Mar 08, 1936

    Each year on March 8, Hachikō's devotion is honored with a solemn ceremony of remembrance at Tokyo's Shibuya railroad station. Hundreds of dog lovers often turn out to honor his memory and loyalty.




  • Guadalajara, Spain
    Monday Mar 08, 1937

    Spanish Civil War

    Battle of Guadalajara

    Guadalajara, Spain
    Monday Mar 08, 1937

    A similar Nationalist offensive, the Battle of Guadalajara, was a more significant defeat for Franco and his armies. This was the only publicized Republican victory of the war. Franco used Italian troops and blitzkrieg tactics; while many strategists blamed Franco for the rightists' defeat, the Germans believed it was the former at fault for the Nationalists' 5,000 casualties and loss of valuable equipment.


  • France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Germany
    Thursday Mar 08, 1945

    World War II

    The Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine

    France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Germany
    Thursday Mar 08, 1945

    The Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine (25 August 1944–7 March 1945), also known as the Siegfried Line campaign, was a phase in the Western European campaign of the World War.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Mar 08, 1945

    World War II

    Bombing of Tokyo

    Tokyo, Japan
    Thursday Mar 08, 1945

    A devastating bombing raid on Tokyo of 9–10 March was the deadliest conventional bombing raid in history.


  • Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
    Friday Mar 08, 1946

    Bretton Woods Conference

    Formally organized at an inaugural meeting

    Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
    Friday Mar 08, 1946

    The institutions (IMF and IBRD) were formally organized at an inaugural meeting in Savannah, Georgia, on March 8–18, 1946.


  • Vietnam
    Monday Mar 08, 1965

    John F. Kennedy

    Committed the first combat troops to Vietnam

    Vietnam
    Monday Mar 08, 1965

    On March 8, 1965, his successor, President Lyndon Johnson, committed the first combat troops to Vietnam and greatly escalated U.S. involvement, with forces reaching 184,000 that year and 536,000 in 1968.


  • South Vietnam
    Monday Mar 08, 1965

    Vietnam War

    3,500 U.S. Marines were unilaterally dispatched

    South Vietnam
    Monday Mar 08, 1965

    On 8 March 1965, 3,500 U.S. Marines were unilaterally dispatched to South Vietnam.


  • Royal Air Force, Cranwell, England
    Monday Mar 08, 1971

    Prince Charles

    The Royal Air Force College Cranwel

    Royal Air Force, Cranwell, England
    Monday Mar 08, 1971

    Charles followed family tradition when he served in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. During his second year at Cambridge, he requested and received Royal Air Force training. On 8 March 1971, he flew himself to the Royal Air Force College Cranwell to train as a jet pilot.


  • Madison Square Garden, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 08, 1971

    Muhammad Ali Clay

    1st Fight against Frazier

    Madison Square Garden, New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 08, 1971

    Ali and Frazier's first fight, held at the Garden on March 8, 1971, was nicknamed the "Fight of the Century", due to the tremendous excitement surrounding a bout between two undefeated fighters, each with a legitimate claim as heavyweight champions.


  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 08, 1974

    Freddie Mercury

    Queen II

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 08, 1974

    Mercury also wrote six songs from Queen II which deal with multiple key changes and complex material. "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", on the other hand, contains only a few chords. Although Mercury often wrote very intricate harmonies, he claimed that he could barely read music.


  • Baghdad, Iraq
    Thursday Mar 08, 1990

    Iran–Iraq War

    Withdrawing The Iranian ambassador From Iraq

    Baghdad, Iraq
    Thursday Mar 08, 1990

    On 8 March 1980, Iran announced it was withdrawing its ambassador from Iraq, downgraded its diplomatic ties to the charge d'affaires level, and demanded that Iraq do the same. The following day, Iraq declared Iran's ambassador persona non-grata, and demanded his withdrawal from Iraq by 15 March.


  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Tuesday Mar 08, 2005

    Second Chechen War

    Maskhadov was killed in an operation by Russian security forces

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Tuesday Mar 08, 2005

    On 8 March 2005, Maskhadov was killed in an operation by Russian security forces in the Chechen community of Tolstoy-Yurt, northeast of Grozny.


  • London, England
    Wednesday Mar 08, 2006

    David Cameron

    Cameron became a member of the Privy Council

    London, England
    Wednesday Mar 08, 2006

    As is customary for an Opposition leader not already a member, upon election Cameron became a member of the Privy Council, being formally approved to join on 14 December 2005, and sworn of the Council on 8 March 2006.


  • North Korea
    Sunday Mar 08, 2009

    Kim Jong-un

    The Rubber stamp parliament of North Korea

    North Korea
    Sunday Mar 08, 2009

    On 8 March 2009, BBC News reported that Kim Jong-un was on the ballot for elections to the Supreme People's Assembly, the rubber stamp parliament of North Korea.


  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Tuesday Mar 08, 2011

    Muhammad Yunus

    The Court Confirmed Yunus's Dismissal

    Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Tuesday Mar 08, 2011

    The High Court hearing on the petitions, was planned for 6 March 2011 but postponed. On 8 March 2011, the Court confirmed Yunus's dismissal.


  • Florida, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 08, 2015

    Kaká

    Draw on his MLS debut

    Florida, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 08, 2015

    On 8 March 2015, Kaká scored a free kick for the equaliser in a 1–1 draw on his MLS debut against New York City FC at the Citrus Bowl, the first in Orlando City's competitive history.


  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Mar 08, 2016

    Xiaomi

    Redmi Note 3 launch in India

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Tuesday Mar 08, 2016

    On 9 March 2016, Xiaomi launched its Redmi Note 3 in India. It was a groundbreaking smartphone at the time in the budget segment and was well received by Indian customers. It made record sales on the year, and Xiaomi brand name continued to grow.


  • Italy
    Sunday Mar 08, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Italian extended quarantine

    Italy
    Sunday Mar 08, 2020

    On 8 March, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte extended the quarantine lockdown, to cover all the region of Lombardy and 14 other northern provinces.


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