Top of the morning to you all on this St. Patrick’s Day! Let’s get your Friday started.
Fun Fact: St. Patrick wasn’t born in Ireland! His parents were Roman and he was from Scotland.
Also, St. Patrick’s Day was originally a dry holiday! It’s a national holiday in Ireland and until the 1970s, pubs were also closed.
On this day
In 1756, the first St. Patrick’s Day celebration takes place.
In 1905, Albert Einstein finishes paper detailing Quantum Theory of Light.
In 1930, construction begins on the Empire State Building in New York.
In 1995, the first chickenpox vaccine is approved.
Today is National Close the Gap Day, and National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day.
Weather forecast from Environment Canada
In Salmon Arm
In case you missed it
Kelowna airport expecting 130,000 travellers this Spring Break
Torched truck in Oliver reported stolen the next day: RCMP
Senior crashes car into Vernon business
March Madness is delivering already…
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If your birthday is today, you share a birthday with actor Rob Lowe (59), actor Kurt Russell (72), actor John Boyega (31), musician Hozier (33), and sports reporter Tracy Wolfson (48).
Have a great weekend everyone!
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