/ 17 March 2024

17 March 2024

St Patrick’s Day

World Sleep Day

Birthdays for actor Kurt Russell (1951), Billy Corgan (1967) and Grimes (1988) 

Anniversary of:

  • the deaths of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (180) and Saint Patrick (461)
  • Edward the Black Prince being made Duke of Cornwall, the first Duchy made in England (1337)
  • the patenting of the rubber band and self-raising flour (1845)
  • Albert Einstein finishing his scientific paper detailing his Quantum Theory of Light, one of the foundations of modern physics (1905)

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