The 8th of MARCH HiSTORY TiMELiNE
1010 ~ Shahnameh, the world’s longest epic poem written by a single poet was completed by Ferdowsi the Persian poet and author.
1576 ~ Diego García de Palacio the Spanish explorer first sighted the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Copán, in western Honduras.
1618 ~ The third law of planetary motion was discovered by Johannes Kepler.
1702 ~ Queen Anne became Queen regnant of England, Scotland, and Ireland. She was the younger sister of Mary II.
1817 ~ The New York Stock Exchange was founded.
1910 ~ Raymonde de Laroche the French aviator became the 1st woman to receive a pilot’s license.
1914 ~ The 1st flights of the Royal Thai Air Force, at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok.
1917 ~ International Women’s Day protests began in St. Petersburg, Russia.
1917 ~ Filibusters were limited with the adopting of cloture rule, when the United States Senate voted.
1920 ~ The Arab Kingdom of Syria was established, which made it the first modern Arab state to come into existence.
1921 ~ Spanish Prime Minister Eduardo Dato Iradier was assassinated, while he was leaving the parliament building in Madrid, Spain.
1924 ~ The Castle Gate Mine disaster killed 172 coal miners in Utah, USA.
1936 ~ Daytona Beach and Road Course held the first oval stock car race.
Today in History for March 8th (Associated Press video)…