8 March is the 67th day (68th in leap years) of the year. There are 298 days remaining.
- 1702: William III, King of England and husband of Queen Mary II, dies.
- 1960: Sirius Black is born to Orion and Walburga Black.
Behind the scenes
- 1971: Rose Keegan, a British actress who portrayed a red haired witch in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, is born