What happened this day in history March 8, 1948

What are the important events that happened on March 8, 1948? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 8, 1948: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 8, 1948 is the 68th day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 298 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 24, 1948 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hexacontaoctagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $12,960.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on March 8, 1948?

  • 1948
    Gyles Brandreth, British broadcaster and former Conservative Member of Parliament
  • 1948
    Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth
  • 1948
    Peggy March, American pop singer

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