March 17: St. Patrick’s Day
March 17 is Saint Patrick’s Day and Liberalia in ancient Rome
…The day of Julius Caesar’s last victory
…The day the Bridge at Remagen collapsed
…The day the Dalai Lama fled Tibet
…The day Golda Meir became prime minister of Israel
…The birthday of actors Rob Lowe, Gary Sinese, Kurt Russell, and Patrick Duffy; dancer Rudolf Nureyev; musicians John Sebastian and Nat King Cole; and soccer star Mia Hamm
…The day Helen Hayes, Fred Allen, Oleg Cassini, Ferlin Husky, and Marcus Aurelius 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!