History Blog

March 17

Happy Birthday RIP Nathaniel Adams Coles(“Nat King Cole” 1919–1965) Paul Kantner(1941–2016) ; Patrick Duffy–74 Kurt Russell–72 Lesley Anne Down–69 Gary Sinise–68 Robert “Rob” Lowe–59 Paige Hemmis(Huff)–51 Brittany Daniel–47 ; 1969 – Golda Meir becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel : 1985 – Serial killer Richard Ramirez, aka the “Night Stalker”, commits the first two murders in his Los Angeles, California murder spree : 1800s – Saint Patrick’s Day started in early 17th Century celebrating Saint Patrick (Feast of Saint Patrick) by Catholics.