March 19, 2008 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Arthur C. Clarke, English sci-fi author (2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood's End), dies at 90

Sci-Fi Author Arthur C. Clarke
Sci-Fi Author
Arthur C. Clarke
  • Hugo Claus, Belgian writer (b. 1929)