March 17 holidays in 2018
St. Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday
March 17 2017 holidays
March 17 2019 holidays
Historical Events on March 17
After Generals George Washington and Henry Knox strategically place artillery pieces overlooking the city of Boston, British forces evacuate the city. This hereby ends the Siege of Boston.
The Continental Army is given a holiday by General George Washington during the American Revolution.
The SS Utopia and the HMS Anson collide in the Bay of Gibraltar. The SS Utopia sinks and over 560 people are killed as a result.
The March Constitution is adopted by the Second Polish Republic.
The Battle of Nanchang begins between Chinese forces and Japanese forces during the Second Sino-Japanese War.
United States’ President Franklin D. Roosevelt officially opens the National Gallery of Art in the nation’s capital – Washington, D.C.
Jew from the Lvov Ghetto are put to death using gas at the Belzec Death Camp in eastern Poland.
Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and over 20 other people are killed in a plane crash that takes place in Cebu, Philippines.
The U.S launches the Vanguard I satellite on this day.
United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a National Security directive that will ultimately lead to the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
A missing American H-Bomb is discovered off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean Sea by the DSV Alvin submarine.
Fourteen officers are charged by the U.S Army for suppressing information that is related to the My Lai Massacre.
Serial Killer Richard “Night Stalker” Ramirez murders 2 people in Los Angeles.
Famous Birthdays on March 17
American activist Bayard Rustin is born in
American actress Patricia Breslin is born in
English author Penelope Lively is born in
American biologist Fred T. Mackenzie is born in
American actor Kurt Russel is born in
English actress Lesley-Anne Down is born in
American actress and singer, Vicki Lewis is born in
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