Medical Tuesday Blog
March is the same as September in the Northern Hemisphere. Each year March and June end on the same day of the week. It is the time of year when animals start to wake up from hibernation.
March 1, 1932 – The 20-month-old son of aviation pioneer Charles A. Lindbergh was kidnapped from his home in Hopewell, New Jersey. The Lindbergh’s then paid a $50,000 ransom. However, on May 12, the boy’s body was found in a wooded area a few miles from the house.
March 1, 1904 – American band leader Glenn Miller was born in Carilinda, Iowa. His music gained enormous popularity during the 1940’s through recordings such as Moonlight Serenade and String of Pearls. On December 15, 1944, his plane disappeared over the English Channel while en route to Paris where he was scheduled to perform
March 4, 1789 – The first meeting of the new Congress under the new U.S. Constitution took place in New York City.
March 4, 1830 – Former President John Quincy Adams returned to Congress as a representative from Massachusetts. He was the first ex-president ever to return to the House and served eight consecutive terms.
March 11, 1989 – the day the World Wide Web, was first proposed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee.