What Happened on March 19, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • GRB 080319B: A cosmic burst that is the farthest object visible to the naked eye was briefly observed on this day.

Famous Deaths

  • Hugo Claus, Belgian writer (b. 1929)
  • Raghuvaran, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam actor (b. 1948)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sir Arthur C. Clarke, English science fiction author and inventor (b. 1917)

Sci-Fi Author Sir Arthur C. Clarke
Sci-Fi Author
Sir Arthur C. Clarke