On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • -26°F (-32.2°C) in Bismarck, North Dakota
  • -44°F (-42.2°C) in Chosedacharad, Komi-district, on 67°N
  • Dutch Liberal Party wins Provincial-National elections

Famous Deaths

  • Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (b. 1965)
  • Kostis Stephanopoulos, Greek conservative politician (President of Greece, 1995-2005), dies at 90
  • Ota Adler, Czech-British fur trader and founder (Jewish Aid Trust), dies at 83
  • Paul Horgan, American novelist (Mountain Standard Time), dies at 91