On This Day: March 17th
This is 77th day of the year and 289 days remain in the year.
Wellesley Female Seminary (later Wellesley College) received its charter from the Massachusetts legislature.
Mount Agung on Bali erupted, killing 1,184 people.
March 17 BirthdaysRoger TaneyPronunciation: [tô´nE]
1777–1864, American jurist, fifth Chief Justice of the United States (1836–64), b. Calvert co., Md., grad. Dickinson College, 1795.
Rudolf Nureyevballet dancer
Nat "King" Colesinger
James Bridgermountain man
Bayard Rustincivil rights activist
Kate Greenawayillustrator and watercolorist