THE KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953 A Squadron of the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars march onto the parade ground at a religious service and march past held to mark the formation of the 1st Commonwealth Division in Korea.
This sword was made for "Stourton" and given to him on the 13th May 1861. Marmaduke Stourton, commissioned as Ensign (2nd Lieutenant) on the 17th May 1861 with the 8th Regiment of Foot. He made Lieutenant on the 29th March 1864, and Captain on the 23rd March 1870, all with The Kings 8th Regiment of Foot / The King's Liverpool Regiment. He died in active service on the 18th April 1879 at Pietermaritzburg in the Natal, South Africa during the Anglo-Zulu War.
March 18, 2016 - ABC Has Cancelled the TV Series "Of Kings and Prophets" a modern phenomenon stating that the biblical saga has LOW TV Ratings after just two episodes. Beyond the Tank, the Shark Tank companion series will take over Kings' time slot starting Tuesday at 10pm ET/PT. The series March 8th premiere drew a weak 3.3 million viewers, and it dropped to 2.4 million in its second outing this week.
March 8th - Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
This diorama is called "Bounce the Rhine" and it depicts a landing on the Rhine River by the 8th Armored Division in support of the 30th Division in March 1945. The M24 is an upgraded version of the old Hasegawa 1/72nd scale kit. The LCM-3 is the new Dragon kit. -- Steve Zaloga
Four Crowned Roman Catholic Martyrs, Castorius, Claudius, Nicostratus, and Symphorian were tortured and slain in Pannonia, having been carvers from Sirmium. They refused to carve a pagan statue and were martyred by retired co-Emperor Diocletian. A martyr named Simplicius died with them. The second group of Four Holy Crowned Ones died at Albano, Italy. They were Carpophorus, Secundius, Severian, and Victorinus. Feastday Nov 8
Hindu Deities - Lakshmana (here shown at left, behind throne.) symbolizes the ideal of sacrifice. He leaves his young wife behind in the palace and chooses to accompany his brother (Rama) in exile. He sacrifices the amenities of his personal life to serve his elder brother.