We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 17th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 17th in history!
- Saint Patrick Day.
1941: A British couple sleeps inside a “Morrison shelter” used as protection from collapsing homes during the WWII ‘Blitz’ bombing raids… March 1941 –
1905: Albert Einstein finishes his scientific paper detailing his Quantum Theory of Light, one of the foundations of modern physics.
1521: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines in 1521.
45 BC: Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger in the Battle of Munda in 45 BC.
- Kalpana Chawla was born.
- Saina Nehwal was born.
- Sekh Mujibur Rahman was born.
- Marcus Aurelius died.
- Saint Patrick died.
- Napoleon Louis Bonaparte died.