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  • U.S.
    Saturday Mar 17, 1601

    St. Patrick's Day

    U.S. celebrations

    U.S.
    Saturday Mar 17, 1601

    St Patrick's Day, while not a legal holiday in the United States, is nonetheless widely recognized and observed throughout the country as a celebration of Irish and Irish-American culture. Celebrations include prominent displays of the color green, religious observances, numerous parades, and copious consumption of alcohol. The holiday has been celebrated in what is now the U.S since 1601.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 17, 1960

    Bay of Pigs Invasion

    The CIA Put forward their Plan

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 17, 1960

    On 17 March 1960, the CIA put forward their plan for the overthrow of Castro's administration to the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) where US President Dwight D. Eisenhower lended his support. The first stated objective of the plan was to "bring about the replacement of the Castro regime with one more devoted to the true interests of the Cuban people and more acceptable to the US in such a manner to avoid any appearance of US intervention."




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Mar 17, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Washington Agreement

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Mar 17, 1994

    A peace agreement known as the Washington Agreement, mediated by the US, was concluded on 2 March by representatives of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Herzeg-Bosnia.




  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 17, 2008

    Financial crisis of 2007–2008

    The Federal Reserve guaranteed Bear Stearns' bad loans to facilitate its acquisition by JPMorgan Chase

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 17, 2008

    March 17, 2008: The Federal Reserve guaranteed Bear Stearns' bad loans to facilitate its acquisition by JPMorgan Chase.




  • Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
    Monday Mar 17, 2014

    Michael Jordan

    Jordan's purchase approved

    Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
    Monday Mar 17, 2014

    On March 17, the NBA Board of Governors unanimously approved Jordan's purchase, making him the first former player to become the majority owner of an NBA team.




  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

    Java (programming language)

    Java 14

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 17, 2020

    On 17 March 2020, Java 14, the latest version of Java, was released.




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