History Blog

March 17

Happy Birthday RIP Nathaniel Adams Coles(“Nat King Cole” 1919–1965) Paul Kantner(1941–2016) ; Patrick Duffy–75 Kurt Russell–73 Lesley Anne Down–70 Gary Sinise–69 Robert “Rob” Lowe–60 Paige Hemmis(Huff)–52 Brittany Daniel–48 ; 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.