March 8 Holidays

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Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/kat-von-d" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/5e993acb-21d7-410d-ebcc-c9115602f000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Kat Von D" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Tattoo Artist</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/kat-von-d" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Kat Von D</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/keemstar" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/347e1b08-d606-4638-ba45-cc836eb90c00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Keemstar" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">YouTube Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/keemstar" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Keemstar</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Shahnameh - Epic Poem</div><div class='timeline-text'>Persian poet Ferdowsi completes his epic poem Shahnameh, a significant work in Persian literature.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1702</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Queen Anne Begins Reign</div><div class='timeline-text'>On this day, Anne becomes queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland, following the death of her brother-in-law, William III.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1844</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Iceland's Althing Reopens</div><div class='timeline-text'>The parliament of Iceland, the Althing, reopens after being closed for 45 years, reestablishing the nation's legislative body.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1910</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Woman Pilot</div><div class='timeline-text'>Raymonde de Laroche becomes the first woman in history to receive an airplane pilot's license.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Volkswagen Bus Production Starts</div><div class='timeline-text'>Production begins on the iconic Volkswagen Type 2 "Bus", a symbol of the post-war boom and counterculture movements.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1963</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Ba'ath Party Takes Power in Syria</div><div class='timeline-text'>A coup d'état led by the Ba'ath Party results in a new government in Syria, initiating a period of modernization and secularization.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1979</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Philips Presents Compact Disc</div><div class='timeline-text'>Philips publicly demonstrates the compact disc for the first time, a critical breakthrough in digital storage technology.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1983</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Reagan's "Evil Empire" Speech</div><div class='timeline-text'>U.S. President Ronald Reagan calls the Soviet Union an "evil empire" during a speech, heightening Cold War tensions.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2004</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>New Iraqi constitution signed</div><div class='timeline-text'>Iraq's Governing Council signs a new constitution, an important step in the country's rebuilding following the fall of Saddam Hussein.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Aurat March in Pakistan</div><div class='timeline-text'>On International Women's Day, the first Aurat March takes place in Karachi, Pakistan, advocating for women's right to bodily autonomy.</div></div></div>

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