Historical Events for March 2008
Events 1 - 7 of 7
2nd - Riots in Yerevan, Armenia concerning the Armenian presidential election, 2008 come to a fatal end, with police forces clashing with civilians in their peaceful protest, resulting in 8 deaths.
13th - Gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000.00 an ounce for the first time.
17th - New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer resigns after a scandal involving a high-end prostitute. David Paterson becomes acting New York State governor.
19th - GRB 080319B: A cosmic burst that is the farthest object visible to the naked eye was briefly observed on this day.
22nd - The French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets the world record of 47.50 for the 100 m freestyle long course after winning the European LC Championships 2008.
24th - Bhutan officially becomes a democracy, with its first ever general election.
31st - Aloha Airlines, a bankrupt airline, permanently ends passenger service