Sunday, March 5, 2017
"March"ing InII Histoire!
March Vth, MMXVII
Hon. Dave Eggen, B. Ed., MLA, Minister of Education, New Democratic, Edmonton-Calder
Pick a day, any day & you will be able to relive history! On March Vth:
I. In CCCLXIII (363), Roman Emperor Julian moved from Antioch with 90,000 troops to attack the Sassanid Empire, resulting in his own death.
II. Utrecht Governor Maarten van Rossum decided to plunder The Hague in MDXXVIII (1528.)
III. MDCCCVII (1807) was the year that Ludwig von Beethoven's IVth Symphony in B premiered.
IV. Mother-in'Law's Day was first celebrated in Amarillo, Texas in MCMXXXIV (1934.)
V. In MMXVI (2016), U.S. Primary Elections occur on Super Saturday with Ted Cruz & Donald Trump each winning two on the Republican side. While Bernie Sanders wins two & Hillary Clinton took one on the Democratic side.