Historical happenings

3/17/432 ~Saint Patrick, aged about 16 is captured by Irish pirates from his home in Great Britain and taken as a slave to Ireland (traditional date)

3/17/1756 ~St. Patrick’s Day is first celebrated in NYC at the Crown & Thistle Tavern

3/17/1898 ~ 1st practical submarine 1st submerges, NYC (for 1 hour 40 minutes)

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