The Story of a Special Day: March 8
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March 16: The Story of a Special DayMarch 16 is the day Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket...The Day of the Book Smugglers in modern Lithuania and Bacchanalia in ancient Rome...The day Caligula became emperor...The day the My Lai massacre took place...The day Terry Anderson was kidnapped in Beirut...The birthday of comics Jerry…
March 8 is International Women’s Day...
...The day Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Union an “evil empire”
...The anniversary of the Castle Gate Mine Disaster
...The day the first pilot’s license was issued to a woman
...The birthday of actress Lynn Redgrave, Monkee Mickey Dolenz, composer Maurice Ravel, female pirate Anne Bonny, and Wind in the Willows author Kenneth Grahame
...The day Harold Lloyd, William Howard Taft, Millard Fillmore, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, and Joe DiMaggio died.
...and a whole lot more!
A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, "The Story of a Special Day" will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this copiously illustrated book will be remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten.
And if you're a history enthusiast, a fan of actors or sports figures, or just interested in knowing more about the world around you, "The Story of a Special Day" makes a great addition to your bookshelf or e-reader device!
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