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This Day in History on 8th March

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 8th March. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

08 March: International Women’s Day

Important Events:

  • 1948: All States were included in the india of the same day
  • 1998: BCCI President Ramakant desai resigned on this day

Birthday / Anniversary:

  • 1921 – Sahir Ludhianvi, Indian poet and songwriter (d. 1980)
  • 1864 – Hari Narayan Apte Marathi writer from Maharashtra
  • 1963- Gursharan Singh, Indian Cricketer

Death / Death Anniversary:

  • 1988 – Amar Singh Chamkila, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1961)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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