Wednesday 8 March 1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1916 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- R W: Schnell writer.
- Yvon Petra: French tennis player, best remembered as the last Frenchman to win the Wimbledon championships men's singles title (in 1946), beating Geoff Brown in five sets in the final.
- John W Seybold: American businessman, father of computer typesetting (d. 2004).
- US invades Cuba for third time, this to end corrupt Menocal regime.
- World War I: A British force unsuccessfully attempts to relieve the siege of Kut (present-day Iraq) in the Battle of Dujaila.
- March 9 ampndash Mexican Revolution: Pancho Villa leads about 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico, killing 12 U.S. soldiers. A garrison of the U.S. 13th Cavalry Regiment fights back and drives them away.
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- Go to Sleep, My Dusky Baby - Olive Kline & Elsie Baker & Marguerite Dunlap
- Casey's Description of His Fight - Russell Hunting (as Michael Casey)
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