On This Day – March 8, A Shot of History

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2014 – Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears over the Gulf of Thailand en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/08/malaysia-airlines-loses-contact-plane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhr6BOyeX38

1979 – Philips demonstrates the Compact Disc publicly for the first time.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_disc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jrk0QV5P7U

1974 – Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_de_Gaulle_Airport
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3hDCRQjKOU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgLPzRu4doo

1911 – International Women’s Day is launched in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women’s Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women%27s_Day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeYRPYuy_5k

Produced by Anne-Sophie Goninet

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