The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

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The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

1743 George Frideric Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” had its premiere, in London.

1775 Patrick Henry called for America’s independence from Britain, telling the Virginia Provincial Convention, “Give me liberty, or give me death!

1933 The German Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act, which effectively granted Adolf Hitler dictatorial legislative powers.

1994 Wayne Gretzky of the Los Angeles Kings broke Gordie Howe’s National Hockey League career record with his 802nd goal.

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~ by thehalobender on March 23, 2009.

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