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 This day in History - March 8
389 Historic Events for March 8
1966

"Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 569 performances

Event
1966

Holly Ann Salo, Keani Alaska, Miss Alaska-America (1991)

Birth
1966

Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

Event
1966

An IRA bomb destroyed Nelson's Column in Dublin

Event
1966

Elliot Boult, Blenheim NZ, Australasia golfer

Birth
1967

John F Bothwell, actor (Freckles-Our Gang), dies at 46

Death
1967

Brent Fedyk, Yorkton, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)

Birth
1967

Dale Joseph, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Birth
1967

New Orleans Saints begin selling season tickets (20,000 sold 1st day)

Event
1968

Rob Zettler, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)

Birth
1968

6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown, Md)

Event
1968

Fillmore East opens

Event
1968

Students demonstrate in Warsaw

Event
1968

Clare Wood, Zululand South Africa, tennis star (1986 Futures-Lisbon)

Birth
1969

Andrea Parker, actress (Miss Parker-The Pretender)

Birth
1969

Marriage of 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione in Palermo

Event
1970

WTCI TV channel 45 in Chattanooga, TN (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1970

Rhett Harty, Pasedena CA, US soccer player (Olympic-92)

Birth
1970

Jason Elam, NFL kicker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)

Birth
1970

Harry Decheiver, soccer player (RKC)

Birth
1970

Vadim Bekboulatov, NHL forward (Belarus, Oly-98)

Birth
1971

Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title

Event
1971

Harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies of cancer at 77

Death
1971

Bob Boughner, Windsor, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)

Birth
1971

Marc Tobert, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)

Birth