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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 23rd

March 23rd: 1901 – Dame Nellie Melba, revealed the secret of her now famous toast, while in 1912, the Dixie Cup was invented. 1903 – The Wright brothers obtained an airplane patent. 1972 – Evel Knievel broke 93 bones after

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 22nd

March 22nd: 1733 – Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water (seltzer). 1894 – The first playoff competition for the Stanley Cup began. Montreal played Ottawa. 1963 – The Beatles’ first album, “Please Please Me”, was released in the U.K. Born March

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 21st

March 21st: 1963 – Elliott Gould and Barbra Streisand were married. 1980 – On the TV show “Dallas”, J.R. Ewing was shot. 1984 – Part of Central Park in New York was renamed Strawberry Fields in honor of John Lennon.

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 20th

March 20th: 1868 – Jesse James Gang robbed a bank in Russelville, Kentucky, of $14,000. 1969 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono were married in Gibraltar. 1985 – For the first time in its 99-year history, Avon representatives received a

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 17th

March 17th: 0461 – Bishop Patrick, St. Patrick, died in Saul. Ireland celebrates this day in his honor. 1967 – Snoopy and Charlie Brown of “Peanuts” were on the cover of “LIFE” magazine. 1968 – The Bee Gees made their

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 16th

March 16th: 1917 – Russian Czar Nicholas II abdicated his throne. 1926 – Physicist Robert H. Goddard launched the first liquid-fuel rocket. 1993 – In France, ostrich meat was officially declared fit for human consumption. Born March 16th: Actor Erik

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 15th

March 15th: 44 BC – Roman Emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated by high ranking Roman Senators. The day is known as the “Ides of March.” 1913 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson held the first open presidential news conference. There were

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 14th

March 14th: 1914 – Henry Ford announced the new continuous motion method to assemble cars. The process decreased the time to make a car from 12½ hours to 93 minutes. 1965 – Petula Clark made her American TV debut on

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 13th

March 13th: 1781 – Sir William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus. 1930, it was announced that the planet Pluto had been discovered by scientist Clyde Tombaugh. 1901 – Andrew Carnegie announced that he was retiring from business and that he

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 9th

March 9th: 1822 – Charles M. Graham received the first patent for artificial teeth. 1832 – Abraham Lincoln announced that he would run for a political office for the first time. He was unsuccessful in his run for a seat

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Meaford Scarecrow Invasion & Family Festival wins Top 100 Award from Festival & Events Ontario

Festivals and Events Ontario  is proud to announce the 2017 Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario. These Top 100 recipients represent festivals and events that excel within the industry. Included in the Top 100 are the Festivals & Events

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 8th

March 8th: 1911 – In Europe, International Women’s Day was celebrated for the first time. 1959 – Groucho, Chico and Harpo made their final TV appearance together. 1993 – “Beavis and Butthead” premiered on MTV as a series. (Image Courtesy

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 7th

March 7th: 1854 – Charles Miller received a patent for the sewing machine and, in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell for his telephone. 1908 – Cincinnati’s Mayor Leopold Markbreit announced before the city council that, “Women are not physically fit to

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 6th

March 6th: 1834 – The city of York in Upper Canada was incorporated as Toronto. 1836 – The thirteen-day siege of the Alamo by Santa Anna and his army ended. The Mexican army of three thousand men defeated the 189

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 3rd

March 3rd: 1903 – In St. Louis, Missouri, Barney Gilmore was arrested for spitting. 1923 – The first issue of Time magazine was published. 1945 – Superman encountered Batman and Robin for the first time on the Mutual Broadcasting System.

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