On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 2021

Historical Events

Historic Event

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says COVID-9 pandemic has had an "extremely unfair" effect on income and economic opportunities for women

Famous Deaths

  • Fergal McCann, Irish Gaelic football coach and trainer (All-Ireland Championship 2005, 08; Tyrone), dies from cancer at 47
  • Julien-François Zbinden, Swiss jazz pianist, and jazz and classical composer (Monophrases), dies at 103
  • Norm Sherry, American baseball catcher (Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets) and manager (California Angels), dies at 89
  • Norton Juster, American architect and children's author (The Phantom Tollbooth; The Dot and The Line), dies at 91 [1]
  • Rhéal Cormier, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals; Philadelphia Phillies; Boston Red Sox), dies of pancreatic cancer at 53 [1]
  • Trevor Peacock, British stage and screen actor (The Vicar of Dibley - "Jim Trott"), screenwriter, and songwriter ("Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter"), dies at 89
2021 Highlights

About March 8, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

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