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On 8 March in Asian history

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

ON 8 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…), type “On (day + month) in Asian history »

Updated on March 8, 2017

1514: Birth of Amago Haruhisa, Japanese warlord who died on January 9, 1562
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amago_Haruhisa
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2721.html

1641: Death of Xu Xiake, travel writer and geographer of the Ming dynasty, born in January 1587
http://www.theworldofchinese.com/2015/12/xu-xiake-the-father-of-chinese-backpacking/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2152.html

1722: Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud, winning the battle of Gulnabad, occupies Persia
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/mirmahmud.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gulnabad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgI82EOB0rg

1854: US Commodore Matthew Perry arrives for a second time in Japan to negotiate the opening of Japanese ports to the West

1868: Sakai Incident, 11 sailors from the French corvette Dupleix are killed by samurai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_incident
https://samurainovelist.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/the-sakai-incident-1868/
http://netlibrary.net/articles/sakai_incident

1897: Birth of Damerla Rama Rao, Indian artist, who died on February 6, 1925
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damerla_Rama_Rao

Damerla Rama Rao

1921: Birth of Sahir Ludhianvi, Indian poet and songwriter, who died on October 25, 1980
http://www.poemhunter.com/sahir-ludhianvi/biography/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8-march-1921-popular-film-lyricist-sahir-ludhiyanvi-was-born

1922: Birth of Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Mangaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Mizuki
http://lambiek.net/artists/m/mizuki_shigeru.htm

1930: In India, Mahatma Gandhi begins the campaign of civil disobedience http://www.aforcemorepowerful.org/films/afmp/stories/india.php
http://www.itnsource.com/shotlist//BHC_RTV/1930/01/01/BGT407150468/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5j_yi3iwpaI

1932: End of the Shanghai Incident (or First Battle of Shanghai)
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114

1935: Death by suicide of Ruan Lingyu, Chinese actress, born on April 26, 1910
http://www.moviemoviesite.com/Years/1931-1940/1935/ruan-lingyu-commits-suicide.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruan_Lingyu
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2434.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSFsvBVvfz0

1942: The Dutch surrender to the Japanese forces on Java after two months of fighting
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dutch-surrender-on-java
http://www.ww2australia.gov.au/japadvance/java.html
 1942-03-06 Dutch-Pows-on-Java

1942: In Burma, Japanese troops capture Rangoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_conquest_of_Burma

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

1944: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville, in a battle that will last five days
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Rabaul/USA-P-Rabaul-17.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/operation_cherryblossom_bougainville.html

1946: French troops land in Haiphong, the chief port in Tonkin

1947: 13,000 troops sent by the Kuomintang government of China arrived Taiwan after the 228 Incident (see at this date) and launched crackdowns which killed at least thousands of people, including many elites
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-02-24/news/mn-2041_1_army-killed

1949: By the Elysée Agreement, ratified on June 3, France recognizes the « independence of Vietnam with Bao Dai as chief of state, In the the French Union. Bao Dai and President Auriol of France sign the Elysee Agreement
http://books.google.fr/books?id=0-SE1JhIlF4C&pg=PA110&lpg=PA110&dq=1949:Elys%C3%A9e+Agreement&source=bl&ots=eb9kPmtTyO&sig=S4bk2oAqzFGjEvISrRNQg40YsCk&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=UQIaU7qbFYWzywOC0YCgDQ&ved=0CE0Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=1949%3AElys%C3%A9e%20Agreement&f=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89lys%C3%A9e_Accords

1954: Signature of a mutual aid and mutual defense treaty between USA and Japan
http://www.learner.org/workshops/primarysources/coldwar/docs/usjapan.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFEQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjapan2.usembassy.gov%2Fpdfs%2Fwwwf-mdao-mdaa1954.pdf&ei=Dlj7VNPAI8GyU-DfgugO&usg=AFQjCNHtpz6kPYEdMJFeL6EZPDvT2_ElhQ&sig2=DUxHoAmaN69FoZUbKP6-Hg

1954: France and Vietnam opened talks in Paris on a treaty to form the states of Indochina

1964: Birth of Santosh Sivan, Indian cinematographer and film director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santosh_Sivan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007144/

1965: The first United States combat troops, 3,500 Marines, arrive in Da Nang, South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-marines-land-at-da-nang

1966: Xingtai earthquake. The damage included 8,064 dead, 38,000 injured and more than 5 million destroyed houses
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1966_Xingtai_earthquake
http://smc.kisti.re.kr/quake/ruins/rns18.html

1974: Birth of Fardeen Khan, Indian actor
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/fardeen-khan/biography.html
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/fardeen-khan/

1975: South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu orders the withdrawal of South Vietnamese forces from the Central Highlands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-orders-force-withdrawal

1975: Death of outstanding opera artist Zhou Xinfang, born on January 14, 1895
http://english.cctv.com/program/cultureexpress/20091103/101479.shtml

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXCbhLAz_9I

1986: Bernabe Buscayno, who led the New People’s Army, among 42 political prisoners, is freed on order of President Corazon Aquino
http://www.pcij.org/i-report/edsa20/bernabe-buscayno.html
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B0DE2DA153CF930A35756C0A961948260

1986: Birth of Princess Tsuguko, Japanese princess
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Tsuguko_of_Takamado

1988: Amar Singh Chamkila, Punjabi folk singer, is gunned down. He was born in July 1961
http://www.chamkila.org/home/history
http://www.indiatvnews.com/crime/news/the-unsolved-murder-mystery-of-amar-singh-chamkila-2023.html

Amar Singh Chamkila 2

1996: China starts a campaign of missiles shooting in the Strait of Taiwan (up to 15). The purpose is to dissuade the Taiwanese to vote for Lee Teng-hui
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis

1996-03 caricature

2005: Tung Chee-hwa, referring health problem confirm his resignation as chief executive of Hong Kong and is replaced by Donald Tsang on March 10
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4335061.stm

2004-01-01

2006: Fusako Shigenobu, born September 28, 1945, the founder and former leader of the now disbanded Japanese Red Army. Is sentenced to 20 years in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1012780.stm
http://www.fanoos.com/society/fusako_shigenobu.html

2007: In Bangladesh, the Military arrest a lot of high level personalities from all political parties for corruption, including Tarique Rahman, the son of ex Premier Khaledia Zia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6428979.stm

2008: In the Philippines, Imelda Marcos is cleared of corruption
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2008/03/2008525142022793828.html

2008: The Pakatan Rakyat (People’s Alliance) deny the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (National Front) of their two-third majority in Parliament for the first time in Malaysian history
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakatan_Rakyat

2011: Indonesia, Philippines sign pact to fight terror, transnational crimes
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerheadlines/nation/view/20110309-324320/No-Asean-haven-for-terrorism

2013: Burma’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) is holding its first ever congress, at which it will elect party leaders for the first time
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21710640

http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/08/myanmar-suu-kyi-s-party-holds-first-ever-congress/

 

Holidays and observances

International Women’s Day (United Nations)

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 8 March in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 8 MARCH IN ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “conflicts and strategy on (date + month) in Asian history”

Updated on March 8, 2017

1722: Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud, winning the battle of Gulnabad, occupies Persia
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/mirmahmud.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gulnabad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgI82EOB0rg

1854: US Commodore Matthew Perry arrives for a second time in Japan to negotiate the opening of Japanese ports to the West

1868: Sakai Incident, 11 sailors from the French corvette Dupleix are killed by samurai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_incident
https://samurainovelist.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/the-sakai-incident-1868/
http://netlibrary.net/articles/sakai_incident

1932: End of the Shanghai Incident (or First Battle of Shanghai)
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114

1942: The Dutch surrender to the Japanese forces on Java after two months of fighting
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dutch-surrender-on-java
http://www.ww2australia.gov.au/japadvance/java.html
 1942-03-06 Dutch-Pows-on-Java

1942: In Burma, Japanese troops capture Rangoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_conquest_of_Burma

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

1944: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville, in a battle that will last five days
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Rabaul/USA-P-Rabaul-17.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/operation_cherryblossom_bougainville.html

1946: French troops land in Haiphong, the chief port in Tonkin

1947: 13,000 troops sent by the Kuomintang government of China arrived Taiwan after the 228 Incident (see at this date) and launched crackdowns which killed at least thousands of people, including many elites
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-02-24/news/mn-2041_1_army-killed

1949: By the Elysée Agreement, ratified on June 3, France recognizes the « independence of Vietnam with Bao Dai as chief of state, In the the French Union. Bao Dai and President Auriol of France sign the Elysee Agreement
http://books.google.fr/books?id=0-SE1JhIlF4C&pg=PA110&lpg=PA110&dq=1949:Elys%C3%A9e+Agreement&source=bl&ots=eb9kPmtTyO&sig=S4bk2oAqzFGjEvISrRNQg40YsCk&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=UQIaU7qbFYWzywOC0YCgDQ&ved=0CE0Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=1949%3AElys%C3%A9e%20Agreement&f=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89lys%C3%A9e_Accords

1954: Signature of a mutual aid and mutual defense treaty between USA and Japan
http://www.learner.org/workshops/primarysources/coldwar/docs/usjapan.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFEQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjapan2.usembassy.gov%2Fpdfs%2Fwwwf-mdao-mdaa1954.pdf&ei=Dlj7VNPAI8GyU-DfgugO&usg=AFQjCNHtpz6kPYEdMJFeL6EZPDvT2_ElhQ&sig2=DUxHoAmaN69FoZUbKP6-Hg

1965: The first United States combat troops, 3,500 Marines, arrive in Da Nang, South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-marines-land-at-da-nang

1975: South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu orders the withdrawal of South Vietnamese forces from the Central Highlands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-orders-force-withdrawal

1996: China starts a campaign of missiles shooting in the Strait of Taiwan (up to 15). The purpose is to dissuade the Taiwanese to vote for Lee Teng-hui
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis

1996-03 caricature

2011: Indonesia, Philippines sign pact to fight terror, transnational crimes
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerheadlines/nation/view/20110309-324320/No-Asean-haven-for-terrorism

On 8 March in South Asian history

ON 8 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in South Asian history”

Updated on March 8, 2017

1722: Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud, winning the battle of Gulnabad, occupies Persia
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/yest/mirmahmud.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gulnabad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgI82EOB0rg

1897: Birth of Damerla Rama Rao, Indian artist, who died on February 6, 1925
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damerla_Rama_Rao

Damerla Rama Rao

1921: Birth of Sahir Ludhianvi, Indian poet and songwriter, who died on October 25, 1980
http://www.poemhunter.com/sahir-ludhianvi/biography/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8-march-1921-popular-film-lyricist-sahir-ludhiyanvi-was-born

1930: In India, Mahatma Gandhi begins the campaign of civil disobedience http://www.aforcemorepowerful.org/films/afmp/stories/india.php
http://www.itnsource.com/shotlist//BHC_RTV/1930/01/01/BGT407150468/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5j_yi3iwpaI

1964: Birth of Santosh Sivan, Indian cinematographer and film director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santosh_Sivan
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007144/

1974: Birth of Fardeen Khan, Indian actor
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/fardeen-khan/biography.html
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/fardeen-khan/

1988: Amar Singh Chamkila, Punjabi folk singer, is gunned down. He was born in July 1961
http://www.chamkila.org/home/history
http://www.indiatvnews.com/crime/news/the-unsolved-murder-mystery-of-amar-singh-chamkila-2023.html

Amar Singh Chamkila 2

 

2007: In Bangladesh, the Military arrest a lot of high level personalities from all political parties for corruption, including Tarique Rahman, the son of ex Premier Khaledia Zia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6428979.stm

 

Holidays and observances

International Women’s Day (United Nation)

On 8 March in Southeast Asian history

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

ON 8 MARCH IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Southeast Asian history”

Updated on March 8, 2017

1942: The Dutch surrender to the Japanese forces on Java after two months of fighting
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dutch-surrender-on-java
http://www.ww2australia.gov.au/japadvance/java.html

 1942-03-06 Dutch-Pows-on-Java

1942: In Burma, Japanese troops capture Rangoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_conquest_of_Burma

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

1944: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville, in a battle that will last five days
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Rabaul/USA-P-Rabaul-17.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/operation_cherryblossom_bougainville.html

1946: French troops land in Haiphong, the chief port in Tonkin

1949: By the Elysée Agreement, ratified on June 3, France recognizes the « independence of Vietnam with Bao Dai as chief of state, In the the French Union. Bao Dai and President Auriol of France sign the Elysee Agreement
http://books.google.fr/books?id=0-SE1JhIlF4C&pg=PA110&lpg=PA110&dq=1949:Elys%C3%A9e+Agreement&source=bl&ots=eb9kPmtTyO&sig=S4bk2oAqzFGjEvISrRNQg40YsCk&hl=fr&sa=X&ei=UQIaU7qbFYWzywOC0YCgDQ&ved=0CE0Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=1949%3AElys%C3%A9e%20Agreement&f=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89lys%C3%A9e_Accords

1954: France and Vietnam opened talks in Paris on a treaty to form the states of Indochina

1965: The first United States combat troops, 3,500 Marines, arrive in Da Nang, South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-marines-land-at-da-nang

1975: South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu orders the withdrawal of South Vietnamese forces from the Central Highlands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/thieu-orders-force-withdrawal

1986: Bernabe Buscayno, who led the New People’s Army, among 42 political prisoners, is freed on order of President Corazon Aquino
http://www.pcij.org/i-report/edsa20/bernabe-buscayno.html
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B0DE2DA153CF930A35756C0A961948260

2008: In the Philippines, Imelda Marcos is cleared of corruption
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2008/03/2008525142022793828.html

2011: Indonesia, Philippines sign pact to fight terror, transnational crimes
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/inquirerheadlines/nation/view/20110309-324320/No-Asean-haven-for-terrorism

2013: Burma’s opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) is holding its first ever congress, at which it will elect party leaders for the first time
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21710640

http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/08/myanmar-suu-kyi-s-party-holds-first-ever-congress/

 

Holidays and observances

International Women’s Day (United Nation)

On 8 March in Japan’s history

ON 8 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on March 8, 2017

1514: Birth of Amago Haruhisa, Japanese warlord who died on January 9, 1562
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amago_Haruhisa
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2721.html

1854: US Commodore Matthew Perry arrives for a second time in Japan to negotiate the opening of Japanese ports to the West

1868: Sakai Incident, 11 sailors from the French corvette Dupleix are killed by samurai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_incident
https://samurainovelist.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/the-sakai-incident-1868/
http://netlibrary.net/articles/sakai_incident

1922: Birth of Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Mangaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Mizuki
http://lambiek.net/artists/m/mizuki_shigeru.htm

1932: End of the Shanghai Incident (or First Battle of Shanghai)
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114

1942: The Dutch surrender to the Japanese forces on Java after two months of fighting
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dutch-surrender-on-java
http://www.ww2australia.gov.au/japadvance/java.html

 1942-03-06 Dutch-Pows-on-Java

1942: In Burma, Japanese troops capture Rangoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_conquest_of_Burma

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

1944: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville, in a battle that will last five days
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Rabaul/USA-P-Rabaul-17.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/operation_cherryblossom_bougainville.html

1954: Signature of a mutual aid and mutual defense treaty between USA and Japan
http://www.learner.org/workshops/primarysources/coldwar/docs/usjapan.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFEQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjapan2.usembassy.gov%2Fpdfs%2Fwwwf-mdao-mdaa1954.pdf&ei=Dlj7VNPAI8GyU-DfgugO&usg=AFQjCNHtpz6kPYEdMJFeL6EZPDvT2_ElhQ&sig2=DUxHoAmaN69FoZUbKP6-Hg

1986: Birth of Princess Tsuguko, Japanese princess
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Tsuguko_of_Takamado

1997: Birth of Jurina Matsui, Japanese singer (AKB48, SKE48)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurina_Matsui

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dlkxnb-2aM

2006: Fusako Shigenobu, born September 28, 1945, the founder and former leader of the now disbanded Japanese Red Army. Is sentenced to 20 years in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1012780.stm
http://www.fanoos.com/society/fusako_shigenobu.html

 

Holidays and observances

International Women’s Day (United Nation)

On 8 March in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 8 MARCH IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on March 8, 2017

1641: Death of Xu Xiake, travel writer and geographer of the Ming dynasty, born in January 1587
http://www.theworldofchinese.com/2015/12/xu-xiake-the-father-of-chinese-backpacking/
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2152.html

1932: End of the Shanghai Incident (or First Battle of Shanghai)
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114

1935: Death by suicide of Ruan Lingyu, Chinese actress, born on April 26, 1910
http://www.moviemoviesite.com/Years/1931-1940/1935/ruan-lingyu-commits-suicide.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruan_Lingyu
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2434.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSFsvBVvfz0

1947: 13,000 troops sent by the Kuomintang government of China arrived Taiwan after the 228 Incident (see at this date) and launched crackdowns which killed at least thousands of people, including many elites
http://articles.latimes.com/1992-02-24/news/mn-2041_1_army-killed

1966: Xingtai earthquake. The damage included 8,064 dead, 38,000 injured and more than 5 million destroyed houses
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1966_Xingtai_earthquake
http://smc.kisti.re.kr/quake/ruins/rns18.html

1975: Death of outstanding opera artist Zhou Xinfang, born on January 14, 1895
http://english.cctv.com/program/cultureexpress/20091103/101479.shtml

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXCbhLAz_9I

1996: China starts a campaign of missiles shooting in the Strait of Taiwan (up to 15). The purpose is to dissuade the Taiwanese to vote for Lee Teng-hui
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Taiwan_Strait_Crisis

1996-03 caricature

2005: Tung Chee-hwa, referring health problem confirm his resignation as chief executive of Hong Kong and is replaced by Donald Tsang on March 10
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4335061.stm

 

Holidays and observances

International Women’s Day (United Nation)