THIS DAY IN HISTORY 08/03


This day in #history 08/03

MARCH 8TH

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1817 – The New York Stock Exchange is founded.

1920 – Denmark & Cuba join the League of Nations

1930 – Mohindas Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India

1945 – International Women’s Day is 1st observed

1993 – Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested again on suspicion of murder

2004 – A new constitution is signed by Iraq’s Governing Council

2013 – North Korea terminates all peace pacts with South Korea

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS



1075 – Abu ‘l-Kasim Mahmud ibn Omar al-Zamachshari, Arab theologist

1787 – Karl Ferdinand von Graefe, German surgeon who helped create modern plastic surgery

1937 – Juvenal Hayarimana, president of Rwanda (1973-94)

FAMOUS DEATHS

883 – Albumasar, [Ahmad Aboe M Gafar al-Balkhi], Arabic astronomer, dies

1874 – Millard Fillmore, 13th president (1850-53), dies at 74

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