Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, March 19, 2015

March 14th thru March 20th

What Happened This Week in History?

  • March 14, 1950- FBI's "10 Most Wanted Fugitives" program begins
  • March 15, 1937- First blood bank forms in Chicago, Illinois
  • March 16, 1963- "Puff the Magic Dragon" was released by Peter, Paul, and Mary
  • March 17, 0461- Bishop Patrick, St. Patrick died.  Ireland celebrates this day in his honor
  • March 18, 1931- Schick, Inc. displayed the first electric shaver
  • March 19, 1953- The Academy Awards aired on television for the first time
  • March 20, 1891- The first computing scale company was incorporated in Dayton, Ohio

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