1922 ~ Cliff Young the Australian potato farmer and athlete from Beech Forest, Victoria was born Albert Ernest Clifford Young on the 8th March 1922 (died 2003). Cliff Young is best known for his unexpected win of the inaugural Sydney to Melbourne Ultramarathon in 1983 at the age of 61.
1968 ~ Ellen Forney the American teacher cartoonist was born on the 8th March 1968. Ellen Forney’s work has been published by Fantagraphics Books and The Stranger. She teaches at the Cornish College of the Arts. Ellen Forney’s 2012 graphic novel book: Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir. Ellen Forney’s website: www.EllenForney.com
1976 – Freddie Prinze, Jr. the American actor was born on the 8th March 1976.
2012 ~ AntonK.com website was re-launched live on the World Wide Web on the 8th March 2012.
2014 ~ Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing during a flight across the South China Sea on the 8th March 2014.
2014 ~ Wendy Hughes the Australian actress died on the 8th March 2014 (born 29th July 1952).