Today is Saturday, March 24, 2018.
1809 J. Liouville --1882
1874 Harry Houdini, escape artist extraordinaire
1874 Harry Houdini, illusionist
1887 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
1919 Lawrence Ferlinghetti
1930 Steve McQueen, actor, "Bullitt"
1930 Steve McQueen
1765 Britain enacts Quartering Act
1882 German Robert Koch discovers bacillus, cause of Tuberculosis.
1882 German scientist Robert Koch discovers bacillus cause of TB
1934 FDR grants future independence to Philippines
1955 Tennessee Williams, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens on Broadway.
1965 US Ranger 9 strikes moon 10 miles NE of crater Alphonsus
1972 Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland
1976 Argentine President Isabel Peron deposed by country's miltitary.
1986 Libya attacks US forces in Gulf of Sidra. US 2, Libya 0.
1989 Exxon Valdez runs aground in Prince William Sound Alaska causing America's largest oil spill. Double hulls anyone?
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