On this day..... March 19

Chickens On Display At The 2016 Poultry Show

MARCH 19TH

  • TODAY IS NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CARAMEL DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL POULTRY DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL CERTIFIED NURSES DAY
  • TODAY IS THE FEAST OF JOSEPH, HUSBAND OF THE VIRGIN MARY
 

BIRTHDAYS:

  • WYATT EARP (1848-1929
  • WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN (1860-1925)
  • EARL WARREN (1891-1974)
 
  • MOMS MABLEY (1894-1975)
  • ADOLF EICHMANN (1906-1962)
 
  • URSULA ANDRESS (1936, 82)
  • GLENN CLOSE (1947, 71)
 
  • HARVEY WEINSTEIN (1952, 66)
  • BRUCE WILLIS (1955, 63)
  • BARBARA LYNCH (1964, 54)
 

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1628, ENGLAND GRANTS LAND TO THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY
  • IN 1822, BOSTON IS INCORPORATED AS A CITY
  • IN 1918, CONGRESS APPROVES TIME ZONES AND DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
  • IN 1918, 17 YEAR OLD LOUIS ARMSTRONG MARRIES 21 YEAR OLD DAISY PARKER
 
  • IN 1920, THE US SENATE REJECTS THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AMONGST ISOLATIONIST SENTIMENTS
  • IN 1928, AMOS AND ANDY DEBUTS ON THE NBC RADIO NETWORK
  • IN 1931, GAMBLING BECOMES LEGAL IN NEVADA
  • IN 1945, HITLER ORDERS ALL GERMAN FACTORIES TO BE DESTROYED IN WHAT BECOMES KNOWN AS HIS “NERO DECREE”
  • IN 1945, 832 AMERICAN SAILORS ARE KILLED WHEN A KAMIKAZE PILOT HITS THE USS FRANKLIN
 
  • IN 1951, HERMAN WOUK PUBLISHES “THE CAINE MUTINY”
  • IN 1953, THE ACADEMY AWARDS ARE TELEVISED FOR THE FIRST TIME
  • IN 1962, BOB DYLAN RELEASES HIS SELF TITLED DEBUT ALBUM
  • IN 1964, SEAN CONNERY BEGINS WORK ON HIS FIRST JAMES BOND FILM “GOLDFINGER”
 
  • IN 1965, A TEENAGER DISCOVERS THE WRECKAGE OF THE CONFEDERATE SHIP GEORGIANA WHILE DIVING ON THE 102 ANNIVERSARY OF IT SINKING. THE DISCOVERY WAS VALUED AT OVER $50,000,000
  • IN 1969, THE CHICAGO 8 ARE INDICTED AFTER THE RIOTS AT THE CHICAGO DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION
  • IN 1974, JEFFERSON AIRPLANE REBRAND THEMSELVES AS JEFFERSON STARSHIP
 
  • IN 1977, THE FINAL EPISODE OF “THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW” AIRS
  • IN 1979, C-SPAN BEGINS TELEVISING CONGRESSIONAK HEARINGS
  • IN 1982, ARGENTINA’S ARMY LANDS ON SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND BEGINNING THE FALKLANDS WAR WITH THE UNITED KINGDOM
  • IN 1984, NBC PREMIERES “KATE AND ALLIE”
 
  • IN 1987, JIM BAKKER RESIGNS FROM HIS TELEVANGELISM POSITION AFTER HIS SECRETARY, JESSICA HAHN, ACCUSES HIM OF RAPE
  • IN 1991, THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE REMOVE THE RIGHTS TO THE 1993 SUPER BOWL FROM THE ARIZONA CARDINALS BECAUSE ARIZONA REFUSES TO RECOGNIZE MARTIN LUTHER KING’S BIRTHDAY AS A HOLIDAY
  • IN 1993, BYRON WHITE RESIGNS FROM THE SUPREME COURT
 
  • IN 1994, 160,000 EGGS ARE USED TO MAKE THE WORLD’S LARGEST OMELETTE IN YOKOHAMA, JAPAN
  • IN 1995, POISON GAS RELEASED IN A JAPANESE SUBWAY KILLS FIVE PEOPLE
  • IN 1995, MICHAEL JORDAN COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT AND RETURNS TO THE BULLS AFTER 17 MONTHS
 
  • IN 1996, WINNIE AND NELSON MANDELA DIVORCE AFTER 38 YEARS OF MARRIAGE
  • IN 2003, THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND JOINTLY INVADE IRAQ WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS
  • IN 2005, 50 CENT BECOMES THE FIRST SOLO ARTIST TO EVER HAVE THREE SINGLES IN THE BILLBOARD TOP 5 AT THE SAME TIME WITH “CANDY SHOP”, “HOW WE DO” AND “DISCO INFERNO”
  • IN 2009, DAVID LETTERMAN MARRIES HIS LONG TIME GIRLFRIEND REGINA LASKO
  • IN 2012, WENDY’S SURPASSES BURGER KING TO BECOMES THE SECOND LARGEST FAST FOOD CHAIN
  • IN 2016, BATMAN VERSUS SUPERMAN DEBUTS IN THEATRES
 

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