History #Trivia – Week of March 12-18 by Kaye Spencer


March 12, 1987: Les Misérables opened at Broadway Theatre where it ran for 6000+ performances.

March 12, 1692: Salem Witch Trials – Ann Putnam Jr. accuses Martha Cory of witchcraft.


March 13, 1877: Chester Greenwood received a patent for earmuffs.


March 14, 1879: Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany.

Kaye at Albert Einstein’s house in Princeton, NJ. 2009
March 15, 44 BCE: It was a bad day for Julius Caesar. He should have listened to the Soothsayer’s warning to Beware the Ides of March.

March 16, 1850: Nathaniel Hawthorne published his novel The Scarlet Letter


March 17, 1776: General George Washington forced the British to leave Boston after an eight-year occupation. It is still commemorated as Evacuation Day.


March 18, 1939: Frank Sinatra made his first recording, which was a song called ‘Our Love’ with the Frank Mane Band.


Until next time,


Kaye