GREEN BEER GALORE!
On March 17, 1762: The first St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held in Manhattan, starting a New York City tradition.
FIRE AT THE WINDSOR
On March 17, 1899: The Windsor Hotel in New York City caught fire. 92 guests were killed.
BORN ON THIS DAY: JOHN SEBASTIAN
On March 17, 1944: American Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Sebastian was born. Sebastian is best known for founding the band The Lovin’ Spoonful.