Monday, March 22, 2010


Some other things that were "Historic™" for the date March 21st
1349: 3,000 Jews killed in Black Death riots in Efurt Germany
1788: Fire destroyed 856 buildings in New Orleans Louisiana (GW Bush blamed)
1824: Fire at Cairo ammunitions dump kills 4,000 horses
1843: Preacher William Miller of Mass predicts the world will end today (right day, wrong year ;-) )
1857: Earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 die
1918: During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive
1935: Persia officially renamed "Iran" at the suggestion of the Nazis (Aryan)
1937: Ponce massacre, police kill 19 at Puerto Rican Nationalist parade
1939: Nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland
1942: Heavy German assault on Malta
1943: Assassination attempt on Hitler fails
1945: Dutch Resistance fighter Hannie Schaft arrested by Nazi police
1985: Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed
Just sayin'.

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