For the first time in a while, our general meeting will actually take place on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. So a little “wearin’ of the green” is in order, even for those of us, like myself, who aren’t Irish. Wear orange only if you dare!?
March is Women’s History and Deaf History Month.
Significant dates in March:
March 1,1781 Articles of Confederation established
March 2, 1904 Dr. Seuss’ birthday
March 3, 1781 Alexander Graham Bell birthday
March 4, 1888 Knute Rockne birthday
March 5,1868 U.S. Senate votes to impeach Pres. Andrew Johnson and fails by only one vote (what did Mark Twain say? “History doesn’t repeat, but it rhymes.”)
March 6,1475 Michelangelo’s birthday
March 14,1879 Albert Einstein birthday
March 14,1833 Lucy Hobbs birthday, first female American dentist
March 15, 44 BC Julius Caesar assassinated in the Roman senate
March 22,1972 Equal Rights Amendment passed by the U.S. Senate, but falls 3
states short of ratification
March 24,1989 Valdez oil spill off Alaskan coast
March 28,1979 Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident
A farewell to a former member of our chapter Jan Dilley, who died at the age of 87 and a farewell to current member Sybil Alford, who died at the age of 97.