Monday, March 20, 2017

DAY 79 - This day in legal and military history

March 20

First Day of Spring

WORLD Storytelling Day

NATIONAL Alien Abductions Day

NATIONAL Proposal Day [go ahead, pop the question]

NATIONAL Ravioli Day 

Today in legal and military [and occasional oddities] history

1841 Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue, considered the first detective story, is published

1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe‘s Uncle Tom’s Cabin is published

1916 Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity

1933 The Nazis open their first concentration camp, at Dachau, near Munich

1942 Gen MacArthur vows "I shall return"

1969 John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar

2003 (9:34 pm, 19 March EST) the military invasion of Iraq began

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