On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st helicopter licensed for commercial use (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mohammad Nazir, Pakistani cricket off-spinner (14 Tests 1969-83)
  • Randy Meisner, rock bassist/vocalist (Poco, Eagles-Take it Easy)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Lanchester, English Engineer who built the first British petrol automobile (1896), dies at 77