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1905 : Franklin D. Roosevelt's wedding

On March 17, 1905, Franklin D. Roosevelt married a distant cousin, Eleanor Roosevelt, in New York. President Theodore Roosevelt attended the ceremony.

1931 : Nevada legalizes gambling

On March 17, 1931, the Senate of the State of Nevada voted for the legalization of all forms of gambling. The bill has attracted a phenomenal number of people there.

1966 : Missin nuclear bomb found

On 17 March 1966, the submersible Alvin located the missing hydrogen bomb, lost by an American B52 bomber at 2500 feet depth off the coast of Spain.

1969 : Golda Meir became Prime Minister

On March 17, 1969, Golda Meir became Prime Minister of Israel. She was the first woman to hold this position. She was also a signatory of the declaration of independence in 1948.

1992 : South African apartheid referendum

On 17 March 1992, a referendum is held in South Africa which ask the white minority if they supported the process of reforms in order to end apartheid. They answered yes to a majority of 68.73%.

2004 : Unrest in Kosovo

On March 17, 2004, unrest broke out in the province of Kosovo in former Yugoslavia, administered by the United Nations, when, because of rising ethnic tensions, thousands of Kosovo Albanians attacked the Serb minority.

Tagesaktualität : 17 March

Saint Patrick's Day
On March 17 this is Saint Patrick's Day in Ireland and in countries which have a large population of Irish origin. This day is celebrated by parades and festivals and parties in pubs.

Zitat des Tages : 17 March

Franklin D. Roosevelt
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.

Geburtstage : 17 March

Shijō, Emperor of Japan (1231)
Thomas Chalmers, Scottish political economist (1780)
Gottlieb Daimler, German industrialist (1834)
Alfred Newman, American composer (1900)
Nat King Cole, American musician (1919)
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bengali politician, father of the Bangladeshi nation (1920)
Siegfried Lenz, German writer (1926)
James Irwin, American astronaut (1930)
Rudolf Nureyev, Russian dancer (1938)
James Morrow, American writer (1947)
Patrick Duffy, American actor (1949)
Daniel Lavoie, Canadian singer (1949)
Kurt Russell, American actor (1951)
Lesley-Anne Down, English actress (1954)
Gary Sinise, American actor (1955)
Brigitte Aubert, Frenc writer (1956)
Rob Lowe, American actor (1964)
José Garcia, French comedian (1966)
Billy Corgan, American musician (Smashing Pumpkins) (1967)
Alexander McQueen, British fashion designer (1969)
Gene Ween, American musician (1970)
Oksana Grichtchouk, Russian figure skater (1972)
Justin Hawkins, English musician (1975)
Stephen Gately, English musician (Boyzone) (1976)
Brittany Daniel, American actress (1976)
Stormy Daniels, American porn actress (1979)
Sharman Joshi, Indian actor (1979)
Servet Çetin, Turkish footballer (1981)
Raul Meireles, Portuguese footballer (1983)
Olesya Rulin, Russian actress (1986)

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Go-Saga, Emperor of Japan (1272)
François de La Rochefoucauld , French writer (1680)
Jules Ferry, French politician (1893)
Austen Chamberlain, English politician, Nobel Peace Prize (1937)
Irène Joliot-Curie, French chemist, Nobel Prize (1956)
Luchino Visconti, Italian director (1976)
Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1983)
Capucine, French actress (1990)
Helen Hayes, American actress (1993)
René Clément, French director (1996)
Alex Chilton, American musician (2010)

Tipp des Tages : 17 March

Burned pan

To clean a pan forgotten on the stove and burned, fill it with boiling water and add a cleaning tablet for the dishwasher and leave aside.
Another solution is to scrub with coffee grounds and let it work.

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