3/17/13

Eddie McElroy, The Alvin Finds, Eliot Spitzer Resigns

On this day: March 17
Led by Muhammad, the Muslims of Medina defeat the Quraysh of Mecca in the Battle of Badr (624)

Benelux, France, and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the NATO Agreement (1948)

Off the coast of Spain in the Mediterranean, The Alvin submarine finds a submerged 1.45-megaton hydrogen bomb lost by the United States Air Force (1966)

New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer resigns after a scandal involving a high-end prostitute (2008)

b: Edward J. McElroy (1941), Cynthia McKinney (1955); d: Ramon Magsaysay (1957), John Demjanjuk (2012)

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