Medical Tuesday Blog
On March 1, 1360, the young English author Geoffrey Chaucer, who later wrote The Canterbury Tales, is ransomed during the Hundred Years’ War by King Edward III, who paid £16 for his release.
On March 1, 1546, Protestant reformer George Wishart is burned at the stake on orders of David Beaton, the Roman Catholic archbishop of St. Andrews, England.
On March 1, 1815, after escaping from exile on the island of Elba, French general Napoleon Bonaparte lands in Cannes with 1,5000 men and begins his march on Paris.
On March 1, 1872, The world’s first national park, Yellowstone, is established in the American West on account of its geysers, hot pools, and other geothermal curiosities.