What Happened on March 8, 2020

Historical Events

  • America registers 521 cases of COVID-19 with 21 deaths across 33 states
  • BNP Paribas Open international tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California, dubbed 'the 5th Grand Slam' is cancelled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the safety of participants and attendees
  • ICC Women's Cricket T20 World Cup, Melbourne: Defending champions Australia beats India by 85 runs; Beth Mooney [77no] Player of the Series; Alyssa Healy 75 off 39 balls MVP; crowd 86,174
  • Italy announces it is locking down northern region of Lombardy, including Milan, with 16 million people, as COVID-19 cases reach 5,800 with 233 deaths
2020 History

Famous Deaths

Max Von Sydow (1929-2020)

Swedish actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Game of Thrones), dies at 90

About March 8, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

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