Today is Saturday, March 17, 2018.
1804 James Bridger, scout, fur trader, mountain man par excellance.
1834 Gottlieb Daimler, automobile pioneer
1895 Shemp Howard
1918 Mercedes McCambridge
1919 Nat King Cole, silky voice.
1938 Rudolf Nureyev
1944 John Sebastian
1949 Patrick Duffy
1951 Kurt Russell
1955 Gary Sinise
1964 Rob Lowe
St. Patrick's Day
Evacuation Day (celebrated in Boston)
World Maritime Day
1906 President Theodore Roosevelt first uses the term "muckrake".
1910 Camp Fire Girls are organized.
1941 National Gallery of Art opens in Washington, DC
1950 Element 98 (Californium) is announced.
1958 Vanguard 1 measures shape of Earth
1959 Dalai Lama flees Tibet for India
1966 US sub locates missing hydrogen bomb in Mediterranean.
1969 Golda Meir becomes Israeli Prime Minister.
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