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On this day: March 8

POSTED: 1:44 PM Mar 04 2013   UPDATED: 3:00 AM Mar 08 2015

The New York Stock Exchange is founded, Frazier outlasts Ali, and Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio dies, and Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears, all on this day.

OTD March 8 - Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
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Sgt. Hamish Paterson/Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence

2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears over the Gulf of Thailand while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China. The aircraft is believed to have crashed into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Australia, killing all 239 people on board. Despite a multinational search effort that became the largest and most expensive in aviation history, no confirmed flight debris has been found and it remains unknown what caused the disappearance.

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