On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A new constitution is signed by Iraq's Governing Council after the invasion and occupation by American-led forces

Famous Deaths

  • Abu Abbas [Muhammad Zaidan], Palestinian founder of the Palestine Liberation Front, dies in American custody of allegedly natural causes at 55
  • Frank Mooney, New Zealand cricketer (dependable wicket-keeper for NZ in 13 Tests), dies at 82
  • Robert Pastorelli, American actor (b. 1954)