Happy St Patrick’s Day! March 17th is National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day & Submarine Day.
Welcome to the 76th day of the year! We’re gradually getting through the year, but we still have another 288 days until we reach the new year.
If this day means something to you then you’ll want to know all the things that happened this day in history. Here we have some interesting events from history and so much more!
Did you know that on this day in 1908, the quickest boxing match in history took place? Tommy Burns knocked out Jem Roche in just 88 seconds.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about March 17th in history!
What memorable events happened on March 17 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The warrant was issued for the crime of forcefully deporting children from Russian-occupied parts of Ukraine into Russia. A warrant for the same crime was also issued against Russia’s Commissioner for Children’s Rights.
Pop singer-songwriter Sia released her hit single “Chandelier.”
The single reached the top 5 on record charts in 20 countries, including France, Poland, Norway, Australia & New Zealand.
The UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France signed the Treaty of Brussels.
Sometimes referred to as the Brussels Pact, the treaty revolved around organizing economic and military cooperation between the signing members. It also included a mutual defense clause, which led directly to the North Atlantic Treaty and the founding of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
If today’s your birthday, did you know that you share your special day with Rob Lowe? Here are more famous people who were born on this day.
36 years old
59 years old
33 years old
County Wicklow, Ireland
31 years old
John Wayne Gacy
May 10, 1994 (Age 52)
Unfortunately, March 17th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Lance Reddick was an American actor born on June 7, 1962. He died on this day in 2023, at age 60 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Mar 17, 2023 (Age 60)
Every day brings a new quote – here are the most renowned quotes spoken on this day in history.
The more in harmony with yourself you are, the more joyful you are, and the more faithful you are. Faith is not to disconnect you from reality, it connects you to reality.
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
St. Patrick’s Day is here, so dig through your wardrobe for all your green clothes and find the green food coloring! The best way to celebrate today is to hold a St. Patricks Day Feast, so you better get inviting your friends over if you haven’t yet!
National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
Corned beef and cabbage are still popular in many parts of the US. Today is National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day and is celebrated alongside St Patrick’s Day. Celebrate by rustling up this delicious meal.
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Fun Fact Of The Day
All the paint on the Eiffel Tower weighs the same as ten elephants. It gets repainted every seven years without closing to the public.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on March 17th shares the zodiac sign of Pisces.
Pisceans are good listeners. They’re able to listen to others closely with empathy and understanding.
Anyone born in March has the Aquamarine birthstone. The ancient Romans used aquamarine to protect their sailors during storms. This gem is known for calming nerves as it channels the soothing qualities of the waves of the sea.
For people born on March 17, your estimated date of conception falls on June 24 in the previous year.
The due date for a baby conceived on March 17th, 2023, is around December 8th.