What Happened on March 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (Skipper-Gilligan's Island), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1990)
  • Cyd Charisse, [Tula Finklea], Amarillo Tx, dancer/actress (Singing in the Rain)
  • Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter