March 9: Monitor vs. Merrimac!
March 9 is the day the Monitor fought the Merrimac…
…the day the Barbie® doll made its debut
…the anniversary of the firebombing of Tokyo
…the day the Supreme Court ruled for the slaves on the Amistad
…the anniversary of the last sermon of the Prophet Muhammad
…the birthday of chess master Bobby Fischer
cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
GMA host Charles Gibson
author Mickey Spillane
and continental namesake Amerigo Vespucci
…the day George Burns, Menachem Begin, and bandleader Bob Crosby died.
…and a whole lot more!
A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, “The Story of a Special Day” will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this copiously illustrated book will be remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten.
And if you’re a history enthusiast, a fan of actors or sports figures, or just interested in knowing more about the world around you, “The Story of a Special Day” makes a great addition to your bookshelf or e-reader device!
Look for upcoming titles covering each and every day of the year…because every day is a special day for someone you know!