March 17th is the seventy-sixth day (seventy-seventh in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; it marks the anniversary of the first flight of the B-45 Tornado, the first operational jet bomber and the launch of Vanguard 1 satellite: the first orbital satellite launched equipped with solar electric power. Famous March 17th birthdays include Nat King Cole, James Irwin, Alexander McQueen, Mia Hamm, and Katie Ledecky. March 17th also marks National Corn Dog Day and St. Patrick’s Day.
We have 6 holidays listed for March 17.
Evacuation Day in Massachusetts
We’re a little jealous of all the Bay Staters who get Evacuation Day off today!
National Close the Gap Day
The campaign encourages planning of events that focus on health issues of Australia’s indigenous people.