Sunday, March 7, 2021

History Of 8 March | On This Day In World

History Of 8 March | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 8 March are as follows: -

➧ 1534: Bahadur Shah of Gujarat looted Chittorgarh.

➧ 1702: Queen Anne takes over Britain after the death of King William III of England.

➧ 1889: Gopi Chand Bhargava, the first president of 'Gandhi Smarak Nidhi', a Gandhian leader, freedom fighter and the first Chief Minister of Punjab, was born.

➧ 1889: Indian politician and Chief Minister of Orissa province of British India, Vishwanath Das was born.

➧ 1907: The British House of Commons rejects the bill relating to women's suffrage.

➧ 1908: Many women attended a rally in New York over better wages for work, fewer hours and the right to vote.

➧ 1911: International Women's Day is celebrated for the first time in Europe.

➧ 1921: Spanish Prime Minister Eduardo Dato Eradier is assassinated while walking out of the Parliament House.

➧ 1930: Mahatma Gandhi started the Civil Disobedience Movement against the British rule for the independence of Mother India.

➧ 1942: Japanese forces capture Rangoon city of Burma during World War II.

➧ 1948: Air India International was established.

➧ 1953: Vasundhara Raje, the first female Chief Minister of Rajasthan, was born. She was the Chief Minister of the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Rajasthan for ten consecutive years.

➧ 1971: US boxer Joe Frazier defeated former champion Mohammad Ali to reclaim the World Heavyweight title.

➧ 1985: A car bomb explosion near a mosque in Beirut killed 80 people and injured more than 175. At the time of the accident, people had gathered in the mosque to offer prayers.

➧ 1989: Indian woman cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur was born.

➧ 2009: India's leading golf player Jyoti Randhawa won the Thailand Open title.

➧ 2014: A Malaysia Airlines plane going from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing, which could not be found despite millions of attempts. The aircraft carried 227 passengers and 12 crew members. Efforts to find it were discontinued in 2017.

➧ 2018: 5 million Spanish women marked International Women's Day by striking at gender inequality and sexual discrimination.

➧ 2020: ICC T20 World Cup Women's Cricket, Melbourne: Defending champions Australia beat India by 85 runs; Beth Mooney scored 78 and was adjudged Player of the Series, Alyssa Healy was adjudged Player of the Match after scoring 75 off 39 balls.

➧ 2020: Italy announced that it was closing the northern region of Lombardy, including Milan, with 16 million people, as COVID-19 cases reached 5,800 with 233 deaths.

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