#TodayInHistory: A glimpse into memory lane

#TodayInHistory: A glimpse into memory lane

Yvonne Williams

A brief look at the highlights this day March 17;

Saint Patrick’s Day– An Irish and Irish-American holiday commemorating the death, as legend has it, of Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, on March 17, circa 492. It is also the occasion, in many American cities, for celebrating Irish heritage with a parade.

1845-  The rubber band was patented by Stephen Perry of London.

That’s it on Today In History

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