On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Susan B. Anthony appears before a House of Representatives committee to argue for an amendment giving women the right to vote.
Malcolm X publicly announces his that he is no longer affiliated with the Nation of Islam.
Born on This Day
Born: March 8, 1943
Birthplace: London, England
Occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1841 | 93 years old
Supreme Court Justice
1783 | 35 years old
U.S. First Lady
Born: March 8, 1959
Age: 54 years old
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
1976 | 37 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor
1945 | 68 years old
Theater Actor, Television Actor, Singer
Died on This Day
Died: March 8, 1999
Age: 84 years old
Place: Hollywood, Florida , United States
Occupation: Baseball Player
Academic, Supreme Court Justice, U.S. President / 1857 - 1930
William Howard Taft, the 27th president of the United States, fulfilled a lifelong dream when he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court, becoming the only person to have served as both a U.S. chief justice and president.
1930 | 72 years old
Academic, Supreme Court Justice, ...
1874 | 74 years old
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