This Day in History: March
01: March 15, 44 BC: Julius Caesar Is Assassinated
Join esteemed historian Gregory S. Aldrete to uncover the circumstances that led to the assassination of Julius Caesar, reveal the details of the act itself, and delve into the period of uncertainty that followed.
02: March 17, 461: St. Patrick Dies
On March 17, people all around the world hold religious and secular celebrations in honor of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Find out how his small acts of evangelism changed the face of religion in Ireland.
03: March 28, 1979: A Nuclear Accident Occurs at Three Mile Island
Join an award-winning professor of physics to go through the events of the Three Mile Island disaster, detailing the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history.
04: March 6, 1836: The Alamo Falls
Join Professor Patrick Allitt to examine how a small band of volunteer soldiers stood up against the Mexican troops that had come to quash the Texas Revolution.
05: March 12, 1930: Gandhi Begins His Famous Salt March
06: March 23, 1775: Patrick Henry Demands “Liberty or Death”
Join Professor Allen C. Guelzo to get to know Patrick Henry and uncover the context and the history behind his famous “Give me liberty, or give me death!” speech.